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Mutagens

Known as: Genotoxins, Mutagen 
Anything that causes a mutation (a change in the DNA of a cell). DNA changes caused by mutagens may harm cells and cause certain diseases, such as… 
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Highly Cited
2019
Highly Cited
2019
Polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) are known due to their mutagenic activity. Among them, 2-nitrobenzanthrone (2-NBA) and 3… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
  • A. Collins
  • Molecular biotechnology
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 34355649
The comet assay (single-cell gel electrophoresis) is a simple method for measuring deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) strand breaks in… 
Review
1997
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
About 300 carcinogens and non-carcinogens of a wide variety of chemical types have been tested for mutagenicity in the simple… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
A staining technique that detects sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs) has been used to examine the response of chromosomes in… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
We described previously a simple test on petri plates for detecting chemical carcinogens as mutagens, using an especially… 
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
18 Carcinogens, including aflatoxin B(1), benzo(a)pyrene, acetylaminofluorene, benzidine, and dimethylamino-trans-stilbene, are… 
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
We previously described a set of four strains of Salmonella typhimurium designed for detecting the various types of mutagens, and…