mutagenic


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mutagenic

 [mu″tah-jen´ik]
inducing genetic mutation.

mu·ta·gen·ic

(myū'tă-jen'ik),
Promoting mutation.

mu·ta·gen·ic

(myū-tă-jen'ik)
Promoting mutation.
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(2014), containing a list of substances migrating from plastic FCM isolated from the FACET dataset (Hearty et al., 2011) plus their mutagenic analogues, was selected as a good candidate to develop, validate and test the approach.
'Animal protein increases the levels of a hormone, IGF-1, which is a risk factor for cancer, and high casein (the main protein of cow's milk) diets allow more carcinogens into cells, which allow more dangerous carcinogen products to bind to DNA, which allow more mutagenic reactions that give rise to cancer cells, which allow more rapid growth of tumors once they are initially formed.'
Thus, exposure of rats to leachate containing contaminated soil before pregnancy, during pregnancy and during lactation (post-natal) showed that the contaminated soil of the study area was capable of generating mutagenic damage in the bone marrow erythrocytes of their descendants throughout the periods analyzed, considering the reproductive period of rats.
A significant increase in the number of histidine autotrophs among cells exposed to potential mutagen compared to the number of spontaneous histidine autotroph mutants indicates that a substance has mutagenic potential.
Study on insecticidal and genotoxic activity of the plant is also reported while no literature was found on mutagenic and hemolytic activity of P.
If this auxotroph mutant interact with a substance that can change it into prototroph, it means that the substance have a potency to be mutagenic. Prototroph mutant can grow on media without histidine.
"It is not designed to kill a lot of people quickly, but it is also carcinogenic and mutagenic," so some 27 years after the Halabja chemical massacre northern Iraq in which mustard was one of the gases used, people are still dying there.
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons ( PAHs) are generally considered carcinogenic & mutagenic, and are hence considered an important air pollutant that needs to be monitored Lung cancer is the most serious health risk from exposure to PAHs.
Statistical analysis demonstrated that the lowest concentration of 6-DMAP tested (0.01 mg/mL) was not mutagenic and did not reduce the nuclear division index.
In this study, we report the evaluation of the antioxidant activity in relation to the mutagenic and antimutagenic properties of LME and SME A.