Ethidium question

Don Martinson dmartin at cdmas.crc.fmlh.edu
Thu Jul 11 11:14:52 EST 1996


In experiments on the mutagenicity of EtBr (McCann et al.,1975 PNAS 
72:5135-5139), ethidium produced 200 His+ revertants/ug, while the smoke 
from a single cigarette produced 18,200 revertants in a related strain 
that carried the same mutation.  

Don Martinson
dmartin at cdmas.crc.fmlh.edu

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