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By J. Filipski (auth.), Professor Dr. Günter Obe (eds.)

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The new box of utilized genetic learn, genetic toxicology and mutation learn investigates the muta- genicity and cancerogenicity of chemical compounds and different brokers. everlasting alterations in genes and chromosomes, or genome mutations, should be brought about by means of a plethora of brokers, together with ionizing and nonionizing radiations, chemical substances, and viruses. Mutagenesis examine has goals: (1) to appreciate the molecular mechanisms resulting in mutations, and (2) to avoid a inconsiderate creation of mutagenic brokers into the environment. either facets, particularly, simple and utilized, can be taken care of within the new sequence Advances in Mutagenesis Research.

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4 Problem of the Molecular Clock The differences between mutational biaces in various genes and species are due to the differences in the mechanisms responsible for their occurrence. One may thus suppose that the mutations also accumulate at different rates. Such variations 38 41 39 33 Zeta 1 P-Alfa A2Alu 2 A2Alu3 244 164 (67%) 23 22 23 22 20 13 17 12 12 84 (56%) 25 24 18 17 G+C~A+T" 60 (25%) 6 13 4 9 6 7 4 6 5 37 (24%) 9 11 9 8 A+T~G+Cd A~T 6 4 6 8 10 6 7 18 15 80 20 (8%) 18 6 3 5 4 Total 4 2 0 2 6 2 1 3 0 30 (20%) 4 6 12 8 C~Ge C b a 14(17%) 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 2 4 4 3 5 7 6 2 12 12 55 (69%) 6 (33%) 2 1 2 1 A+T~G+Cd 5 (28%) 3 0 1 1 G+C~A+T" Non-common mutations b Base substitutions found in any single member of the homologous pair Sum of base substitutions found in the homologous pair Number of base substitutions causing a decrease in G+C content d Number of base substitutions causing an increase in G+C content e Base substitutions that do not change average base composition , (HC) human-chimpanzee comparison g (HO) human-orangutan comparison One of the Alu repeats in the globin gene clusters (A2 Alu 1) probably underwent gene conversion and therefore was not considered to be homologous (Sawada et al.

60 80 Fig. 7 A, B. 1 kb segments having a given G+C content in selected genes. Gene analyzed: A chicken ovalbumin; B human beta-globin gene cluster. ----- Gaussian distribution; ....... l-kb segments; _ _ Gaussian components of the best fitting distribution (Filipski et al. 1987) tribution of the bias to the evolution of a sequence is variable as, for example, for different codon positions in coding sequences (see discussion below). 2 Evaluation of Contributions of Mutational Bias and Selection Based on Composition of Nucleic Acids to Overall Composition of Coding Sequences As previously discussed, the pressure of selection influences considerably codon usage in bacteria, particularly in the highly expressed protein genes.

However, since it kills the mice at the end of their reproductive period, it is also "almost neutral" to the carriers. In contrast, the GC-rich HBV was found integrated mainly into the GC-rich genomic region, thus having more chances to be expressed constitutively as the GC-rich genes are. There are no described cases of vertical passage of this virus from generation to generation, so it had to develop other means to spread across the population of carriers. 44 J. Filipski The AT or GC richness of repetitive and proviral sequences does not give any advantage or disadvantage to these sequences and even less to the organisms carrying them.

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