To cause mutation
See Also: mutagen, mutagenic

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  • mutagenize — mu·ta·gen·ize myüt ə jə .nīz vt, ized; iz·ing MUTATE <mutagenize strains of E. coli> <mutagenized genes> …   Medical dictionary

  • mutagenize — mu·ta·gen·ize (myo͞oʹtə gĕn īz, jə nīz ) tr.v. mu·ta·gen·ized, mu·ta·gen·iz·ing, mu·ta·gen·iz·es To cause or induce mutation in (a cell or an organism). * * * …   Universalium

  • mutagenize — v. induce mutation; increase the rate of mutation in a cell or an organism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mutagenize — mu·ta·gen·ize …   English syllables

  • mutagenize — ˈmyüd.əjəˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: mutagen + ize : mutate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitroguanidine — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • mutagen — (n.) 1946, from MUTATION (Cf. mutation) + GEN (Cf. gen) thing that produces. Related: Mutagenic; mutagenesis; mutagenize …   Etymology dictionary

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