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Why is the Ames test for mutagens used to test for carcinogens AAMC?

[ad_1] The Ames Test combines a bacterial revertant mutation assay with a simulation of mammalian metabolism to produce a highly sensitive test for mutagenic chemicals in the environment. A rat liver homogenate is prepared to produce a metabolically active extract (S9).The question asks the examinee to explain why the Ames test for mutagens can be […]