Mutagenize - definition of mutagenize by The Free Dictionary
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mu·ta·gen·ize (myo͞o′tə-jĕn′īz, -jə-nīz′)
To cause or induce mutation in (a cell or an organism).
mutagenize (ˈmjuːtədʒəˌnaiz) or
(Genetics) to subject (cells, DNA, etc) to mutagens to induce mutations
References in periodicals archive
elegans researchers often mutagenize
worms with EMS (ethylmethanesulfonate) to isolate new mutations.
The objective of this project is to mutagenize
and identify every gene that has an altered circadian rhythm function.
The objectives of these studies were to mutagenize
soybean seeds, to develop a screening procedure for the selection of methionine over-producing mutant lines, and to isolate genotypes whose seeds were enriched in organic seed sulfur.