Example sentences for: adrenal

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

  • Mock adrenal surgeries were not performed on the mice.

  • Sarcospan had previously been identified as Krag, a gene that is co-amplified with Ki-ras in the Y1 murine adrenal carcinoma cell line [ 13, 14].

  • A number of studies have evaluated possible associations between a polymorphism in the cytochrome P450c17α ( CYP17 ) gene and breast cancer risk [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ] . Cytochrome P450c17α functions at key branch points in human steroidogenesis, catalyzing the ovarian and adrenal biosynthesis pathways for androstenedione, the immediate precursor of testosterone [ 17 ] . Three polymorphisms have been described in this gene: a C → T transition at nucleotide 5471 in intron 6 [ 18 ] , a G → A transition at nucleotide 47 in the 5'-untranslated region promoter [ 19 ] , and a thymidine substitution for cytosine at nucleotide 27 in the 5'-untranslated region promoter that creates a Msp AI recognition site [ 20 ] .

  • The adrenal gland was located and excised, with care taken to avoid damage of blood vessels.

  • LOH at the Pten locus has also been reported in adrenal and lymphatic tumors, but not in uterine tumors and prostate lesions in Pten +/- mice [KP & RP, submitted; 38].


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