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Absence of mutagenic effects of morphine in Drosophila.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis
0027-5107
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
40
Issue
2
Pages
97–100
Identifiers
PMID: 819825
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

Morphine hydrochloride was tested for its ability to induce sex-linked recessive lethal mutations, II--III translocations or dominant lethal mutations, in Drosophila melanogaster. The results provide no evidence for the induction of any of these types of genetic damage in this system

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