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Virtual Ames Test

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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: July 25, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 08, 2005
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Author: Steve Ackerman and Tom Whittaker Send email to Steve Ackerman and Tom Whittaker 
Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Submitter : Alan Wolf

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This applet allows the students to explore the Ames test. This test explores the ability of chemicals to cause mutation in bacteria. It is assumed that carcinogenicity is related to mutagenicity. Students are allowed to test a variety of naturally occurring and artificially created chemicals and provides questions that the... More

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Requires either Java 1.3 or Java 1.42
Language: English Material Version: Requires either Java 1.3 or Java 1.42, 1.41 should be avoided
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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