Example sentences for: acts

How can you use “acts” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This mutual co-suppression suggests that slimb and E2F exert opposing activities on the same process and perhaps that Slimb acts on E2F or on a critical regulator of E2F activity.

  • No phony demureness here: She acts as if she came of age telling an endless parade of Latin men where to put it.

  • For example, recent work has demonstrated that GABA acts in the developing neocortex to stimulate the proliferation of progenitors in the ventricular zone while inhibiting the proliferation of progenitors in the subventricular zone [ 14].

  • In normal erythroid cells it acts as a repressor of the β-globin gene [ 22 23 ] . However, BP1 was also expressed in 47% of the adult and 81% of the pediatric acute myeloid leukemia patients we examined, and its overexpression increased the leukemogenic potential of K562 cells in vitro [ 11 ] . Molecular analysis revealed that BP1 expression is required for the survival of K562 leukemia cells, suggesting that BP1 might be part of an anti-apoptotic pathway (Davenport GJ, Fu S, Haga SB, Do K, Stevenson H, Pinzone J, Chase MB, Berg PE, unpublished data).

  • According to medieval canon law, "private and shameful acts," the sorts of things a penitent whispers to his priest, lie outside the jurisdiction of public tribunals.

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