1. Mutagenesis

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Anneliese Crueger

Published Online: 20 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620838.ch1

Biotechnology: Genetic Fundamentals and Genetic Engineering, Volume 2, Second Edition

Biotechnology: Genetic Fundamentals and Genetic Engineering, Volume 2, Second Edition

How to Cite

Crueger, A. (1992) Mutagenesis, in Biotechnology: Genetic Fundamentals and Genetic Engineering, Volume 2, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620838.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Wuppertal, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527283125

Online ISBN: 9783527620838

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Keywords:

  • organism;
  • mutagenesis;
  • heredity;
  • chromosome;
  • deficiencies

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Taxonomy of Mutational Lesions

  • Spontaneous Mutations

  • Mutation Rates

  • Mutational Spectra

  • Mutator Genes

  • Repair Mechanisms

  • Induced Mutagenesis

  • Antimutagenesis

  • Insertional Mutagenesis with Transposable Genetic Elements

  • Site-Specific Mutagenesis

  • Industrial Application of Mutagenesis

  • Conclusions

  • References