In search of a model for the production of 'spontaneous' mutations induced by DNA damage produced during normal metabolism, 19 amino acids were tested for mutagenicity in Escherichia coli K-12 uvrB. Cystine, and, to a lesser extent, arginine and threonine were found to be antimutagenic; only phenylalanine was found to be mutagenic. At 2 mM, phenylalanine… (More)
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