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 (myo͞o′tə-jən, -jĕn′)
An agent, such as a chemical, ultraviolet light, or a radioactive element, that can induce or increase the frequency of mutation in an organism.

mu′ta·gen′ic adj.
mu′ta·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
mu′ta·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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Shahid, Mutagenicity and Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Photo-Catalytically Treated Petroleum Refinery Wastewater Using an Array of Bioassays, Chemosphere.
We calculated pollutant and mutagenicity emission factors in a variety of units, and emission factors based on useful cooking energy ([MJ.
The most widely employed and acknowledged assay to evaluate genotoxicity is the Ames assay, which detects mutagenicity in a bacterial reverse gene mutation test.
The results indicating mutagenicity showed a chromosome instability capable of generating very significant chromosomal alterations in the process of carcinogenesis contributing to the onset and/or progression of tumors (Nowak et al.
This diluted sample resulted in significant mutagenicity (p [less than or equal to] 0.
Table 5 Overview of the results of mutagenicity testing of root extracts from Valeriana officinalis L, in five strains of S.
BioReliance, a biologics and early-development services business, is providing its Big Blue Mouse Transgenic Rodent Mutation test for assessing in vivo mutagenicity, it was reported on Friday.
Mutagenicity effect of mosquito coil smoke have been reported to cause chromosomal aberrations in metaphases and a significantly higher incidence of chromosomal aberration frequency in exposed rats and mice (Das et al.
Marcus was fired for leaking his own research, in which he stated, "In this case, the mutagenicity of fluoride supports the conclusion that fluoride is a probable human carcinogen.
The Mutagenicity dataset [10] is the benchmark dataset for modeling of Ames mutagenicity.
When it was first marketed, there were no data on toxicity, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and so on.