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… (More)

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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Most errors that arise during DNA replication can be corrected by DNA polymerase proofreading or by post-replication mismatch… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The ribonucleoside analog ribavirin (1-β-D-ribofuranosyl-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide) shows antiviral activity against a variety… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Spontaneous oxidation of guanine residues in DNA generates 8-oxoguanine (oxoG). By mispairing with adenine during replication… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Sunlight is a carcinogen to which everyone is exposed. Its UV component is the major epidemiologic risk factor for squamous cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The methods for detecting carcinogens and mutagens with the Salmonella mutagenicity test were described previously (Ames et al… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
We described previously a simple test on petri plates for detecting chemical carcinogens as mutagens, using an especially… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
18 Carcinogens, including aflatoxin B(1), benzo(a)pyrene, acetylaminofluorene, benzidine, and dimethylamino-trans-stilbene, are… (More)
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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… (More)
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