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Mutagen Horrors

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Mutagens are physical or chemical agents that changes the genetic information of an organism. In this site, part 2 of my other project website(Creatures of Intrigue) we will be discussing chemicals that affect human development, in other words, mutagens. Sounds scary noh? Well, interesting too! But nonetheless, unfortunate.

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Yes, be intrigued at the frog. But humans are where we're aimed.

Usually mutagens are chemical compounds or ionizing radiation.  Some mutations cause serious diseases though many are minor and almost insignificant.  Changes in nucleic acid sequences by mutations include the substitution of nucleotide base pairs and insertions and deletions into the DNA code causing abnormalities.