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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Our choice of UV rays as the mutagen for strain improvement is in agreement with earlier reports (Iftikhar et al., 2010; Irfan et al., 2011), where the proficiency of UV is established for enhanced production of enzymes.
fistulosus seeds with chemical mutagens. For induced mutation with chemical mutagens, 0.05% (0.05 g/100 mL) and 0.10% (0.1 g/ 100 mL) of ethidium bromide (ACROS) and 0.01% (0.01 g/100 mL) and 0.02% (0.02 g/100 mL) of colchicine (ACROS) were prepared.
Results showed that the mutagen MMS as the positive control (T3) had the highest incidence of micronuclei formation in the experiment while the genotoxic treatment (T4) at 500 ppm including the negative control treatments (T1 and T2) had the lowest micronuclei counts.
To examine the association between quintiles of meat mutagen intake and risk of CRC, we used a Cox proportional hazards model to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs).
Effect of different concentrations of sodium azide on shoot tips: After treatment with sodium azide shoot tips had differential response on all the varieties with reference to the concentration of mutagen used.
Ionizing radiations and chemical mutagens provide opportunity to the breeder to enhance the mutation frequency [6].
There are six phenotypic classes of pollen tube, five of them mutagen namely, balloon, wavy, branch, swollen, thin and only one is normal namely wildtype [43].
The Utroms were transporting the mutagen on a truck when the vehicle got into an accident.
The second root metaphor, mutagen, is uncovered by examining evolutionary frameworks and the role entrepreneurship plays in them.
Among these plants, it has been reported that antioxidants, a mixture of components that can reduce reactive oxygen species (ROS), induce mutagens or improve alkylated DNA damage [3, 4].
Determination of the strong mutagen 3-chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone in chlorinated drinking and humic water.