Ethidium Bromide mutagenesis

T.J.R. Cutts tjrc1 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Thu May 6 04:10:25 EST 1993


I would imagine that EtBr mutagenesis occurs by a similar mechanism to most
intercalating agents, in that it probably interferes with transcription and
replication complexes, resulting in formation of DNA strand breaks.  I don't
have any references though...

Tim.



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