OBO ID: CHEBI:50902
Term Name: genotoxin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • genotoxic agent
  • genotoxic agents
  • genotoxins
Definition: A role played by a chemical compound to induce direct or indirect DNA damage. Such damage can potentially lead to the formation of a malignant tumour, but DNA damage does not lead inevitably to the creation of cancerous cells.
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Ontology: Chebi
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