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  1. Ames test

    The Ames test is a biological assay to assess the mutagenic potential of chemical compounds. A positive test indicates that the chemical is mutagenic and therefore may act as a carcinogen, since cancer is often linked to mutation. However, a number of false-positives and false-negatives are known. The test serves as a quick and convenient assay to estimate the carcinogenic potential of a compound since standard carcinogen assays on rodents are time-consuming and expensive. The procedure is described in a series of papers from the early 1970s by Bruce Ames and his group at the University of California, Berkeley and work by Kristien Mortelmans at Stanford University.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AMES TEST in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AMES TEST in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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