Example sentences for: pathogens

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

  • Further research is needed to address illnesses among residents exposed to Class B biosolids, especially airborne dusts, and the role irritant chemicals may play in risks posed by low levels of pathogens.

  • The maize brown midrib mutants have a reduction in lignin content and an altered lignin subunit composition [ 13 ] . Lignin is a complex hydrophobic polymer made of substituted p -hydroxy-cinnamyl alcohol units that differ in their extent of hydroxylation and methoxylation (for recent reviews see [ 14 15 ] ). Lignin is important for the transport of water and plant rigidity and it serves as a defense mechanism against pests and pathogens.

  • Thus, weather factors identified in this study as being important predictors of fungal abundance and diversity in general, may also shed light on the distribution of fungal pathogens and the extent of selection on plant defenses.

  • Although this hypothesis focuses on archaea and E. coli , the model of distant gene transfer as a major contributor of "new" virulence genes to pathogens or potential pathogens has broad applicability to a large number of pathogenic systems.

  • PLoS Pathogens , for example, will publish basic scientific research that “significantly advances the understanding of pathogens and how they interact with their host organisms.”

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