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mutagenesis

 [mu″tah-jen´ĕ-sis]
the induction of genetic mutation.

mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(myū'tă-jen'ĕ-sis),
1. Production of a mutation.
2. Production of genetic alteration through use of chemicals or radiation.

mutagenesis

/mu·ta·gen·e·sis/ (mu″tah-jen´ĕ-sis)
1. the production of change.
2. the induction of genetic mutation.

mutagenesis

(myo͞o′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Formation or development of a mutation.

mutagenesis

[myo̅o̅′təjen′əsis]
the induction or occurrence of a genetic mutation. See also teratogenesis.

mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(myūtă-jenĕ-sis)
1. Production of genetic alterations by using chemicals or radiation.
2. Production of a mutation.

mutagenesis

any process that brings about MUTATION in vivo or in vitro. See MUTAGEN, OLIGONUCLEOTIDE MUTAGENESIS, SITE DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS, TRANSPOSABLE GENETIC ELEMENT.

mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(myūtă-jenĕ-sis)
1. Production of a mutation.
2. Production of genetic alteration through use of chemicals or radiation.

mutagenesis,

n the induction or occurrence of a genetic mutation.

mutagenesis

the process of inducing genetic mutation.

site directed mutagenesis
a set of methods used to experimentally create specific changes in the nucleotide sequence of a gene.
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The phenomenon of cell-directed mutagenesis was discovered in 1970 by Miroslav Radman, a molecular geneticist at the Universite Rene Descartes in Paris.
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