Example sentences for: abrogate

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

  • Scalia, notes the Times , went on to claim that the decision does not abrogate all "genuine but innocuous differences in the ways men and women routinely interact with members of the same sex and of the opposite sex," and all the papers give his example: a football coach slapping a player's rear on the way to the field would be lawful, while the same gesture directed at the coach's (female or male) secretary might not be.

  • in vitro work showing that blockade of TGF-β signalling did not abrogate the growth inhibitory effect of tamoxifen on breast cancer cells [ 26].

  • We have recently reported the role of the inhibitor of NF-κB (IκB) family member Bcl-3 in IL-1-induced MMP-1 expression [ 24 ] . Here we show that overexpression of Bcl-3 can partly abrogate CDDO's inhibitory effects on MMP-1 in SW-1353 cells, suggesting that Bcl-3 might be a target for CDDO.

  • This was indicated by the observation that allelic [ 6] mutations of a single gene ( Lps ) in mice could entirely abrogate the response to LPS, and did so with great specificity.

  • Consistent with this, the T790M mutation has been shown not to abrogate the catalytic activity of wild-type EGFR [22].

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