Detecting Mutations with the Ames Test

Humans in industrial societies are surrounded by a multitude of artificially produced chemicals: more than 50,000 different chemicals are in commercial and industrial use today, and from 500 to 1000 new chemicals are introduced each year. Some of these chemicals are potential carcinogens and may cause potential harm to humans. How can we determine which chemicals are hazardous? In a few instances, previous human exposure to a specific chemical is correlated with an increase in cancer incidence, providing good evidence that the chemical is a carcinogen. But, ideally, we would like to know which chemicals are hazardous before we are exposed to them. One method for testing the cancer-causing potential of chemicals is to administer them to laboratory animals (rats or mice) and compare the inci

Theoretical reverse mutations possible by various mutagenic agents

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