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Reversion mutation in dark variants of luminous bacteria and its application in gene toxicant monitoring
Author(s): Yaliang Sun; Jianli Guo
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Paper Abstract

The luminous intensity of dark variant separated form photobacterium phosphoreum is 1/10000 less than that of wild-type. Ethidium Bromide (EB), Mytomycin C(MC), 2-amino fluorine can all strongly induce reversion mutation for S1 within 24h and increase reversion ratio significantly. The results of experiments indicated that these revertants have stable genetic character and the mutation may take place at gene levels. The mutagenesis to S1 caused by EB, MC and 2-AF was detected and it may be a new rapid, simple and sensitive method of gene toxicant monitoring.

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Date Published: 14 September 2001
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4414, International Conference on Sensor Technology (ISTC 2001), (14 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.440167
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Yaliang Sun, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Jianli Guo, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4414:
International Conference on Sensor Technology (ISTC 2001)
Yikai Zhou; Shunqing Xu, Editor(s)

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