<chemistry, oncology> An agent that can cause an increase in the rate of mutation, includes X-rays, ultraviolet irradiation (260 nm) and various chemicals.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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