Example sentences for: accretion

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  • Mice were fed relatively low fat diets to minimize the accretion of body fat and to avoid the confounding effects that LC-PUFA -rich diets are known to exert on the progression of obesity.

  • This is the distilled essence of Pollock's genius, a mysterious calligraphy stripped of the distraction of color or the accretion of layers of paint.

  • One of the early insights gained from comparative genomics was domain accretion [ 6 ] . From prokaryotes to eukaryotes, the number of domains increases.

  • Studies have yet to resolve all the mechanisms of action of LC-PUFA, in particular the remarkable phenotypic differences between populations that consume different quantities of fish and fish oil in their diets [ 1 2 3 4 5 ] . Dietary LC-PUFA affect processes including: growth, neurological development, lean and fat mass accretion, reproduction, innate and acquired immunity, infectious pathologies of viruses, bacteria and parasites; and the incidence and severity of virtually all chronic and degenerative diseases including cancer, atherosclerosis, stroke, arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, and neurodegenerative, inflammatory, and skin diseases [ 6 7 8 9 10 11 ] . Due to lack of mechanistic knowledge, predictions for optimal intake of nutritionally important LC-PUFA remain vague and dietary recommendations simply relate to prevention of overt deficiency.

  • Evidence is presented that the ultimate ancestor of RNA polymerases might have been a RNA-binding DPBB domain, which functioned as a cofactor for a polymerase ribozyme, and that subsequent evolution of DDRPs and RDRPs proceeded via accretion of various simple modules, such as the sandwich-barrel hybrid motif domain, around this conserved core.


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