Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To cause or induce mutation in (a cell or an organism).

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  • v. To cause mutation

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Examples

  • To mutagenize the prospective Pho4 binding site in the

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  • We mutagenize the cells, if we hit a gene that's involved in function of the flagellum, they can't swim, which is a scorable phenotype that we use.

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  • The GAACGACTCTACAATGTTGTtGTAGAtACAGAAGTTACTG ​ GTAAAAAG oligonucleotide was used to mutagenize full-length SMC2 cDNA (a gift from K. Yokomori), which was subsequently inserted into NheI and XhoI sites of pcDNA3. 1, to produce the pcDNA3. 1/SMC2-2 complementation plasmid, resistant to RNAi with RNA duplex #2, due to silent mismatch mutation at the siRNA-corresponding site.

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  • You damn well better believe that there is research going on in animal models †"what does she expect, that scientists should mutagenize human mothers and chop up baby brains for this work? â€" and countries like France and Germany and England and Canada and China and India and others are all respected participants in these efforts.

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  • You damn well better believe that there is research going on in animal models - what does she expect, that scientists should mutagenize human mothers and chop up baby brains for this work?

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