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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 examine investigates the muta- genicity and cancerogenicity of chemical substances and different brokers. everlasting adjustments in genes and chromosomes, or genome mutations, should be caused by means of a plethora of brokers, together with ionizing and nonionizing radiations, chemical compounds, 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 features, specifically, easy and utilized, could be handled within the new sequence Advances in Mutagenesis Research.

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9. Diagrammatic representation of the equilibrium coefficient, E, the equilibrium point, Ep, and the maximal, Am"", and minimal A min , values of the average G+C content of the first and second codon position. The solid line represents the regression line of the average G+C content of the first and second positions in bacteria (Fig. 8). The broken line was drawn parallel to the regression line through the origin to visualize the equilibrium coefficient E12 (degree of neutrality) and the l'E12 (degree selective constraints).

No evidence has been found for (or against) the evolutionary enrichment in GC of genomes of those species which live in an environment of elevated temperature. The compositional fluctuations showing a periodicity of about 100 bp, as well as a sometimes observed strand asymmetry of the DNA, is probably caused by the periodicity and asymmetry of DNA synthesis. The synthesis of the two DNA strands by different DNA polymerases and the complex pattern of synthesis of Okazaki fragments on the lagging DNA strand seems to be responsible for the periodicity in the distribution of the mutational hotspots along the DNA and for the periodicity in the compositional bias of mutations accumulating in the DNA.

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.

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