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How can the Ames test distinguish mutagens that cause small insertions/deletions from those that cause base substitutions?
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The Ames test utilizes two different his- strains, one with a frame shift mutation whose reversion frequency is increased by a mutagen causing small insertions/deletions, and a base substitution mutant whose reversion frequency is affected by base substitution mutagens.

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