Studies on induction of mutations by chemicals. I. Experiments with heavy water (deuterium oxide)

Zamenhof, Stephen, Demerec, Milislav (July 1943) Studies on induction of mutations by chemicals. I. Experiments with heavy water (deuterium oxide). The American Naturalist, 77 (771). pp. 380-384.

URL: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/...
DOI: 10.1086/281139

Abstract

Heavy water (deuterium oxide) was introduced into Drosophila eggs and larvae by feeding and by injections. Owing to the high permeability of the cell membranes, similar to the permeability for pure water, it is very likely that deuterium was utilized in building the gene molecules.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: organism description > animal > insect > Drosophila
Investigative techniques and equipment
bioinformatics > genomics and proteomics > genetics & nucleic acid processing > DNA, RNA structure, function, modification > mutations
CSHL Authors:
Communities: The Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics
Depositing User: Elizabeth Pessala
Date: July 1943
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2018 18:45
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2018 18:45
URI: http://repository.cshl.edu/id/eprint/36324

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