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Examples of mutagens include certain biological and chemical agents as well exposure to ultraviolet light or ionizing radiation.
Mutagens can be identified using the Ames test and other biochemical testing methods.
Do not confuse a mutagen with a carcinogen (a substance that causes cancer). Mutagens may cause cancer, but not always.
Do not confuse a mutagen with a teratogen (a substance that causes change or harm to a fetus or embryo).
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