Example sentences for: deleterious

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

  • In some strains, cells with [PSI + ] prion demonstrated better survival than their non-prion counterparts in the presence of inhibitors of translation or microtubules, heavy metals, low pH, and other deleterious conditions, which of course gives a strong advantage to the [PSI + ] cells.

  • This is a broad definition of compensatory mutations, because it encompasses not only those mutations that directly counteract a particular deleterious mutation, but also mutations that establish a new neutral network far away from the main network.

  • Deleterious mutations of TLR4 might reasonably be sought in individuals who have developed serious Gram-negative infections, on the premise that mice with deleterious mutations of Tlr4 are rendered susceptible to such infections.

  • Because deleterious mutations of Tlr4 have become fixed spontaneously in two strains of mice, we considered it possible that other functionally important mutations might be identified in mice and humans.

  • Perhaps down-regulation of frizzled family members by IL-1β is deleterious to chondrocyte function and can contribute to OA.


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