What is the purpose of the Ames test, and what type of extract is used in this test?

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The Ames test examines the rate of DNA repair mechanisms using S9 liver extract.

  

The Ames test examines the rate of reversion mutations in response to radiation using blood cell extract.

  

The Ames test examines the mutagenic potential of a chemical using S9 liver extract.

  

The Ames test examines the mutagenic potential of a chemical using E. coli cell extracts.

 

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The Ames test examines the mutagenic potential of a chemical using S9 liver extract.

 

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