Example sentences for: degenerate

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

  • To amplify gene-specific STSs, D. erecta, D. pseudoobscura, D. willistoni and D. littoralis genomic DNA was isolated from adult flies and used as template for PCR with degenerate primers.

  • An alignment of the motor domains of the Arabidopsis kinesins revealed a few very conserved stretches of amino acids in the motor domain that could be used for designing a universal degenerate primer set to screen for mutations in all kinesins.

  • The book is said to degenerate into a jeremiad when Rhodes anoints mad-cow disease "the new Black Death."

  • The oligonucleotides in the degenerate pool were composed of twenty-five random nucleotides (25-mer) in the middle flanked by a specific sequence BSS1 at one end and the complementary sequence of BSS2 at the other end.

  • Perhaps by identifying the proximal events that are sufficient to cause a specific set of neurons to degenerate, we might begin to design therapies that address the underlying degeneration in PD and not just the consequences.


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