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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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Mutants have been obtained in groundnut either spontaneously or induced by physical or chemical mutagens for characteristics like lethal, chlorophyll deficiencies, plant stature, growth habit, branching pattern, pod and nuts yields[10, 11, 12].
According to table 3,4 and Figure 1 Date Palm Pollen extract increased significantly percentage of normal type and decreased percentage of mutagen types of Solanum melongena L.
The rat eventually rescued the ooze-drenched turtles, getting the mutagen onto himself as well.
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.
Lack of interaction of single strand breaks in mammalian cells by sodium azide and its proximal mutagens.
This result shows that mutagens other than Trp-P1 also could have been bound to bacterial cells which in turn lowered the fecal and urinary mutagenicity of rats.
Different methods are available to investigate the effect of mutagens on plants.
Use of metabolically competent human hepatoma cells for the detection of mutagens and antimutagens.
Adriamycin (doxorubicin hydrochloride), dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), ICR 191 acridine mutagen (6-chloro-9-[3-(2-chloroethylamino)propylamino]-2-methoxyacridine),[N .
It has been identified as a potent mutagen but the extent by which it could cause mutations in living cells was not known.
fruits were tested against two direct-acting mutagens NPD and sodium azide and the S9-dependent mutagen 2-aminofluorene (AF-2) in Salmonella tester strains.
During roasting, coffee develops a small amount of benzo (a) pyrene, a strong mutagen and carcinogen which is released during extraction and brewing.