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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 ...

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Anything that causes a mutation (a change in the DNA of a cell). DNA changes caused by mutagens may harm cells and cause certain diseases, such as cancer .

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Define mutagenic. mutagenic synonyms, mutagenic pronunciation, mutagenic translation, English dictionary definition of mutagenic. n. An agent, such as a ...

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Medical definition of mutagenic: inducing or capable of inducing genetic mutation .

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Mutagens are chemical compounds or forms of radiation (such as ultraviolet (UV) light or X-rays) that cause irreversible and heritable changes (mutations) in the ...

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A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes an increase in the rate of change in genes (subsections of the DNA of the body's cells). These mutations ...

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Mutagenic definition, capable of inducing mutation or increasing its rate. See more.

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These terms are often used confusingly so your question is a good one. Mutagens cause direct or indirect damage to DNA that results in mutations, which are ...

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Alcohol is a good example of a non-mutagenic carcinogen. Alcohol increases the rate of cellular proliferation, increasing the probability that a mutation will occur ...