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in·duced mu·ta·tion

a mutation caused by exposure to a mutagen.

induced mutation

Mutation resulting from exposure to x-rays, radioactive substances, and certain drugs and chemicals.
See also: mutation

induced mutation

a MUTATION deliberately introduced into the genetic material by treatment with a MUTAGEN in vivo or in vitro. Compare SPONTANEOUS MUTATION. See also MUTAGENESIS.
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Singh, "Studies on induced mutations by gamma irradiation in okra (Abelmoschusesculentus(L.) Monch," 1/2, vol.
Taylor et al., "Spectrum of chemically induced mutations from a large-scale reverse-genetic screen in Arabidopsis," Genetics, vol.
A temporary technique for the expression of TALEN was established and induced mutations were confirmed in the targeted gene, Acetolactate Synthase (ALS), with the rate of 10 percent in revived shoots (Nicolia et al.
These results also confirm that not only the geographical background, but also induced mutations significantly contribute to creating genetic variations.
Induced mutation studies in some Mung bean cultivars.
Induced mutation of soyabean using EMS to select germplasm with high oil and protein contents.
Strain Spontaneous Mutation Frequency (S) TA7001 3.0 ([+ or -] 1.2) X [10.sup.-8] TA7004 1.1 ([+ or -] 0.1) X [10.sup.-7] TA98 1.0 ([+ or -] 0.3) X [10.sup.-7] Induced Mutation Frequency (I) Strain (120 [micro]g/mL daunomycin) Induction Fold (I/S) TA7001 2.2 ([+ or -] 0.3) X [10.sup.-7] 7.3 TA7004 8.4 ([+ or -] 1.0) X [10.sup.-7] 7.6 TA98 4.5 ([+ or -] 0.4) X [10.sup.-6] 44.6
Key words: Grapevine Induced mutation varietal improvement
TifEagle was selected in 1990 as a dense, fine-textured, offtype genotype within a plot of an induced mutation (Mutant no.