Example sentences for: owing

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

  • Second, proteins are grouped into the same superfamily if they share the same fold, and are deemed to share a common evolutionary origin, owing to a similar protein function, for example.

  • Owing to my being unable to find the full bibliographical information for it in my infallible library cataloguing system, I cannot provide more than the fact that a book published several years ago by Scarecrow Press, Slang and Jargon of Drugs and Drinks, by R. A. Spears, was recalled when I saw the Death Dictionary: they are similar only in that they are both thesauruses (in Roget's sense of the word--that is, they contain all sorts of direct and oblique references to the subjects they cover).

  • Because many microarray experiments can have a complex and unbalanced design, owing to the technical failure of certain hybridizations and the iterative nature of the work itself, we have developed an approach for assessing statistical significance that could potentially use all the available observations in any transitively connected design.

  • The event was staged atop a Manhattan skyscraper where peregrine falcons, birds that have rebounded from the brink of extinction owing to federal protection, now nest.

  • We doubt that cream skimmers could capture even a majority of the volume on any route owing to the limited amount of contestable volume in the U.S. and perhaps other countries.


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