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Ames test

Definition:
A test for chemical carcinogenicity which determines how many histidine-negative mutant Salmonella typhimurium bacteria acquire the reverse mutation to wild-type due to exposure to the chemical in question.
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NALT Full
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/68516
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