in vitro mutagenesis

in vitro mutagenesis

one of a number of techniques that allows a random or a specific MUTATION to be introduced into a DNA molecule. The DNA to be mutated is first removed from the cell. It is mutated outside the cell and then reintroduced. See SITE DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS.
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In vitro mutagenesis, plant regeneration and characterization of mutants via RAPD analysis in Baby's breath Gypsophila paniculata L.
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I found the several reviews of in vitro mutagenesis work, especially interesting and valuable, but was surprised that chemical mutagens, which have proved so effective in seed treatments, have not proved beneficial to date for the induction of somatic mutations in somaclonal culture systems.
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