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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutagen

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

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

newsciencebiology.blogspot.com/2014/04/chemical-physical-biological-mutagen.html

Apr 3, 2014 ... Mutagen or known as mutation agent is any thing that can cause mutation, Based on the type, mutagen is distinguished into chemical mutagen, ...

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Mutagens may be of physical, chemical or biological origin. They may act directly on the DNA, ... They also have the property of inducing error-prone DNA repair. This stimulation of error-prone repair allows all sorts of mutation types to occur.

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Jul 14, 2014 ... A mutagen is not the same Types of mutagens Physical mutagen Chemical mutagen Biological mutagen Physical Mutagens Radiation was the ...

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Therefore, mutagens are agents that cause mutations. There are two types of mutagens, those that cause physical changes in the DNA and those that cause ...

www-personal.ksu.edu/~bethmont/mutdes.html

These are of two types: transitions (purine to purine or pyrimidine to pyrimidine) and transversions (purine to pyrimidine or ...

www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms?cdrid=601170

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

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Chemical mutagens are defined as those compounds that increase the frequency of some types of mutations. They vary in their potency since this term reflects ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK216630

However, it is difficult to detect the mutagenic activity of some types of carcinogens, especially highly chlorinated compounds. Therefore, judgment must be ...