mutation

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Synonyms for mutation

Synonyms for mutation

the process or result of making or becoming different

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for mutation

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

a change or alteration in form or qualities

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OECD Guideline for Testing of Chemicals, Bacterial Reverse Mutation Test.
Extraction medium TA 98 TA 100 TA 102 TA 1535 TA 1537 Water None None None None None Ethanol 40% (V/V) None None None None None Ethanol 70% (V/V) None None None None None Ethanol 96% (V/V) None None None None None Heptane None None None None None Table 6 Mutagenicity of root extracts from Valeriana officinalis L in the bacterial reverse mutation test (Ames-Test).
As shown in Figure 1, compared to negative control groups (white bars), all positive control substances (hatched bars) induced at least 2-fold increase of the number of reverse mutation colonies, validating the effectiveness of the test.
In the present study, the multispecies probiotic mixture showed no mutagenic potential that leads to bacteria reverse mutation, in vitro chromosome aberration, and micronucleated reticulocytes in mouse peripheral blood.
Table 1: Chemical substances and concentrations used as positive controls for reverse mutation assay.