Science / Genetics / Mutagen: An agent that causes a permanent genetic change in a cell. Does not include changes occurring during normal genetic recombination.
Science / Genetics / Targeted Mutagenesis: Deliberate change in the genetic structure directed at a specific site on the chromosome. Used in research to determine the targeted region's function. MORE
Science / Genetics / Mutagenicity: The capacity of a chemical or physical agent to cause permanent genetic alterations. MORE
Science / Genetics / Directed Mutagenesis: Alteration of dna at a specific site and its reinsertion into an organism to study any effects of the change. MORE