aneugen

aneugen

A mutagenic agent which affects the number of chromosomes.
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Regarding IPR, at concentrations comparable to those used in practice, it can increase micronucleus formation and can be regarded as a potential aneugen in plants (Gadeva and Dimitrov, 2008).
In interpreting these findings, one must consider that although there are several examples of MN induction in human binucleated lymphocytes by known clastogenic exposures in vivo, evidence that the in vivo effects of an aneugen can be expressed in the first in vitro division of a binucleated cell is scanty (31,32).