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mutagenesis

 [mu″tah-jen´ĕ-sis]
the induction of genetic mutation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mutagenesis

(myo͞o′tə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Formation or development of a mutation.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(myūtă-jenĕ-sis)
1. Production of genetic alterations by using chemicals or radiation.
2. Production of a mutation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mutagenesis

any process that brings about MUTATION in vivo or in vitro. See MUTAGEN, OLIGONUCLEOTIDE MUTAGENESIS, SITE DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS, TRANSPOSABLE GENETIC ELEMENT.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

mu·ta·gen·e·sis

(myūtă-jenĕ-sis)
1. Production of a mutation.
2. Production of genetic alteration through use of chemicals or radiation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Se puede considerar que la mutagenesis ambiental se inicio en 1928 con los estudios publicados por Muller, realizados en Drosophila melanogaster.
This is often a necessary first step toward gene cloning and more refined regulatory studies in nonmutant cells and functional analysis by means of site-directed mutagenesis.
Armstrong, Modular Mutagenesis of Exons 1, 2, and 8 of a Glutathione S-Transferase from the Mu Class.
Several of the reviews deal with aspects of genetic engineering, but incorporating aspects of mutagenesis to modify the DNA transcripts prepared for introduction, especially via Agrobacterium mediated transformation systems.
Molecular modeling of the major adduct of (+)-anti-B[a]PDE ([N.sup.2]-dG) in the eight conformations and the five DNA sequences most relevant to base substitution mutagenesis. Carcinogenesis, 20(1):85-94.
Turmeric extract effectively decreased the level of BaP and 7,12-dimethylbenzanthracene (DMBA)-induced mutagenesis in strain TA 98 of S.
Synthetically designed variant libraries allow for more precise control over sequence diversity and address inefficiencies found in classic mutagenesis approaches.
Induced mutagenesis is a well-known technique for plant betterment, and the practice has been effectively exploited to generate some new and novel varieties in both horticulture and floriculture in general (Ahloowalia, 2004).
Through the partnership, Transcriptic will add multiple Agilent Genomics product lines for mutagenesis and cloning to the protocol library within the Transcriptic robotic cloud laboratory.
Hamalainen et al., "mtDNA Mutagenesis Disrupts Pluripotent Stem Cell Function by Altering Redox Signaling," Cell Reports, 2015; DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.05.009
Shirley, NY, September 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Creative BioMart, a world leading Biotech Company, has conducted a morning talk to discuss its mutagenesis. This talk lasted for nearly one hour.