Example sentences for: ability

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

  • It is a laboratory's responsibility to demonstrate its ability to obtain consistent, precise results with reference toxicants before it performs toxicity tests with effluents for permit compliance purposes.

  • It is difficult to guess whether the ability of C. psittaci to scavenge kynurenine as a source of tryptophan is a recent innovation in this lineage, or whether it represents an ancient chlamydial strategy that has been abandoned by other chlamydiae.

  • With the oxidative killing ability of neutrophils hindered, diabetics may not be able to clear pathogens as well as non-diabetics [ 1 6 7 31 ] . Hyperglycemic individuals may also have increased risk for Candida colonization because their secretions contain glucose, which can serve as nutrients for Candida organisms.

  • A characteristic phenotype of tumorigenic cells is their ability to grow anchorage-independently in suspension culture, or embedded in soft agar, without the need for attachment to the surface of a cell culture dish [ 25 26 ] . A flurry of papers has established a close link between anchorage-independent growth and the activity of several components of the cell cycle machinery, such as various cyclins, cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs), and the CDK inhibitors p21 Cip1and p27 Kip1 [ 27 28 29 30 31 32 ] . There are indications that PTEN may be involved in these processes as well.

  • Mismatches between the oligonucleotides and the targeted nucleic acid can affect duplex stability and may compromise the ability of a system to amplify and detect the targeted sequences.


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