Mutagenicity of Cycasin Aglycone (Methylazoxymethanol), a Naturally Occurring Carcinogen

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Science  27 May 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3726, pp. 1273-1274
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3726.1273


Methylazoxymethanol, a carcinogenic and hepatotoxic methylating agent prepared from cycad plants, has been found to be a good mutagen in Salmonella typhimurium.

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