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Definition of "mutagenicity" []

  • The condition of being mutagenic (noun)
  • A measure of the extent to which something is mutagenic (noun)

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Use "mutagenicity" in a sentence
  • "The main divergence from the procedure used in the latter is the substitution of short-term mutagenicity studies for lifespan studies as indicators of potential carcinogenicity."
  • "The biomarkers that increased were micronuclei in blood lymphocytes, which have been associated with cancer risk in healthy subjects, and urine mutagenicity, which is a biomarker of exposure to genotoxic agents."
  • "The Ames test proved that mutagenicity was linked to carcinogenicity, but mutations in which genes, and by what mechanism?"