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Main Title Increasing Levels of Environmental Mutagens: Potential for Affecting Viral Evolution and Pathogenicity: A Speculative Review.
Author Miller, R. V. ;
CORP Author Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater. Dept. of Microbiology and Cellular Biochemistry.;Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Publisher c1991
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA/600/J-90/514;
Stock Number PB91-206862
Additional Subjects Environmental pollutants ; Mutagens ; Virus diseases ; Epidemiology ; Water microbiology ; Soil microbiology ; Enteric viruses ; Viral RNA ; Viral DNA ; DNA polymerases ; DNA damage ; Toxic substances ; Radiation ; SOS response(Genetics) ; DNA repair ; Mutation ; Reprints ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-206862 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 11/26/1991
Collation 50p
The article examines available data concerning the ways in which information contained in viral genomes is altered. Mechanisms of damage and repair of nucleic acids are discussed. Information available on the rates of evolution of various viruses is summarized. Contents are as follows: Introduction; Frequency of Viruses in Nature; Replication of Viral Nucleic Acid; DNA Damaging Agents and Mutation; Environmental DNA Damaging Agents; The Repair of DNA Damage; Recombination; Transposition; Rates of Evolution of Viruses; Conclusions.