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mu·ta·gen
[myoo-tuh-juhn, -jen]
NOUN
1.
a substance or preparation capable of inducing mutation.
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Mutagen - Wikipedia

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In genetics, a mutagen is a physical or chemical agent that changes the genetic material, usually DNA, of an organism and thus increases the frequency of ...

Mutagens | BIOL 011 - Courses

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A mutagen is something that affects the process of replication or the structure of the DNA itself. Therefore, mutagens are agents that cause mutations. There are ...

Mutation, Mutagens, and DNA Repair - Personal Web Pages

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Jun 14, 1999 ... Introduction: Definitions and mutation rates; Types of Mutations; Origins of Spontaneous Mutation; Mutagens; DNA Repair Systems ...

Definition of mutagen - NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms - National ...

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DNA changes caused by mutagens may harm cells and cause certain diseases, such as cancer. Examples of mutagens include radioactive substances, x-rays, ...

Mutagen - Types Of Mutagens - Dna, Radiation, Ionizing, and ...

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Chemical mutagens are classified as alkylating agents, cross-linking agents, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Alkylating agents act by adding ...

Environmental Mutagens and Gene Expression | Learn Science at ...

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Citation: Ralston, A. (2008) Environmental mutagens, cell signalling and DNA repair. Nature Education 1(1):114. Email. Do genes live in a bubble? Find out how ...

What are some examples of mutagens? - Quora

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Mutagens may be of physical, chemical or biological origin. They may act directly on the DNA, causing direct damage to the DNA, and most often result in ...

13 Mutagens in Food - Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer - NCBI Bookshelf

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Many mutagenic test systems other than S. typhimurium have been used to test chemicals (see review by Hollstein and McCann, 1979). In the discussion that ...