ERIC Number: EJ558810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Allium Test--A Simple, Eukaryote Genotoxicity Assay.
Babich, H.; Segall, M. A.; Fox, K. D.
American Biology Teacher, v59 n9 p580-83 Nov-Dec 1997
Explains the allium test in which roots are excised from onion bulblets grown in aqueous solutions of a test agent. Root tips are then isolated and stained with aceto-orcein, and chromosomal aberrations are microscopically observed. (Author/AIM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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