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Which one of the following acts as mitotic posion ?

Option: 1

X-ray radiation

Option: 2

Ultraviolet radiation

Option: 3

Mustard gas


Option: 4

All the above

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Mutations are regarded to as the ultimate source of organic variety since they are permanent irreversible inheritable alterations that are passed down to the next generation and cannot be undone.

Mutagenic agents, often known as mutagens, are the compounds that result in mutations.

They can be broadly divided into two categories: chemical and radiation mutagens.

Radiation Mutagens

  • Radiation mitotic posion

  • Ionizing radiation including X-rays

  • Non-ionizing ultraviolet rays

Mutagenic chemicals

  • Mustard gas-

  • LSD (Lysergic acid Diethylamide) (Lysergic acid Diethylamide)

  • DDT Nitrous Acid (Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane)

Option  4 is the correct answer. 


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