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MUTATION, French law. This term is synonymous with change, and is particularly applied to designate the change which takes place in the property of a thing in its transmission from one person to another; permutation therefore happens when, the owner of the thing sells, exchanges or gives it. It is nearly synonymous with transfer. (q.v.) Merl. Repert. h.t.

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Identification of oxidized and reduced forms of the strong bacterial mutagen (z)-2-chloro-3-(dichloromethyl)-4-oxobutenoic acid (mx) in extracts of chlorine-treated water.
Nearly 350 delegates including leading scientists and researchers from the region and around the globe are attending the ongoing Sixth International Conference on Environmental Mutagens in Human Populations.
Formation of mutagens and chemicals during water treatment chlorination.
Metabolic activation of the mutagen azide in biological systems.
Chemical mutagen induction of comets in tobacco leaves and roots was highly correlated with the induction of leaf mutations (Gichner and Plewa, 1998; Gichner et al.
Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus supplements on mutagen excretion in faeces and urine in humans.
and hence can be suggested that radiation (gamma rays) Oas a physical mutagen could be used for mutant selection in breeding of amla for crop improvement.
Thus the extract contains components that are active against indirect acting mutagen and therefore inhibition of IQ induced mutations was used as an assay to direct further fractionation of the extracts.
identified mutagens which reverted point mutations in the his operon of Salmonella typhimurium.
All mutagen solution preparations must be made in a fume hood wherein gaseous vapors are suctioned off.
Kinae had previously detected MX in tap water samples taken between 1990 and 1992 in eight cities -- Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo, Kanazawa, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka and Fukuoka -- but had not traced the possible source of the mutagen until now.
Priming the rats with the extracts proved to be more effective than simultaneous administration of extract and mutagen (Jain et al.