Intercalating agents, such as ethidium bromide and proflavine, are molecules that
may insert between bases in DNA, ...
Mutagenic agents. I. electromagnetic radiation. a. x-rays and gamma rays. cause
breaks in phosphodiester bonds and result chromosome mutations like ...
Aug 19, 2015 ... Mutagens may be of physical, chemical or biological origin. They may act directly
on ... A mutagen is any agent that affects a change (specifically referring to a
change in DNA). Thus any carcinogen (that increases the risk of ...
Chemical mutagens are classified as alkylating agents, cross-linking agents, and
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Alkylating agents act by adding ...
Noninduced Mutagenic Agents. Environmental agents can influence the mutation
rate not only by increasing it, but also by decreasing it. For example ...
Jun 14, 1999 ... We can distinguish these from induced mutations; those that occur as a result of
interaction of DNA with an outside agent or mutagen.
Many mutagenic agents cause cancer, and are dually classified as carcinogens.
While mutant agents cause artificial changes in genetic codes and replication, ...
A BBC Bitesize secondary school revision resource for Higher Biology on
mutations: gene and chromosome mutations, mutagenic agents, polyploidy.
Virus Res. 2005 Feb;107(2):183-93. Action of mutagenic agents and antiviral
inhibitors on foot-and-mouth disease virus. Pariente N(1), Sierra S, Airaksinen A.
The ability of mutagenic agents, nonmutagenic substances and defects in DNA
repair to alter the genotype of F' partial diploid (F30) Escherichia coli was ...