Ethidium bromide, which is often used to detect DNA during agarose electrophoresis, is mutagenic because

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    it intercalates into DNA, and may cause microinsertions or microdeletions.
     it causes formation of pyrimidine dimers.
     it causes deamination of A and C.
     it is a base analog that causes T to be misread as a C.
asked May 16, 2012 in Microbiology by anonymous
    

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it intercalates into DNA, and may cause microinsertions or microdeletions.
answered May 17, 2012 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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