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Genotoxicity and its Applications: Allium cepa as an Appropriate Testing Model

Zorawar Singh 1 and Punit Puri 2


DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.10448182


Genotoxicity, a term derived from "geno" (genetic) and "toxicity" (harmful effects), encompasses a range of adverse biological effects related to genetic material. These effects can manifest as DNA damage, mutations and chromosomal abnormalities which can have far-reaching consequences. In this short communication, we will go through the fundamentals of genotoxicity, its applications and suitability of Allium cepa as a model for assessing genotoxicity.


1 Department of Zoology, Khalsa College Amritsar, Punjab, India
2 Department of Zoology, DAV College Jalandhar, Punjab, India



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