Ethidium bromide (sidelight on caffeine)
roland.hubner at ua.ac.be
Tue Jul 17 15:13:06 EST 2001
In article <3B545A8E.DDCF7601 at bbm1.ucm.es>, Sergio
<sergioal at bbm1.ucm.es> wrote:
> When i studied plant genetics, i was told caffeine can be used to induce
> tetraploidism and other different mutations.... i cannot live without
> coffee though....
oh yes, it is known to pulverize chromosomes in lymphocytes as well,
but I always thought it was added onto the chromosomes directly...
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