Example sentences for: adaptations

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  • Travisano and Lenski [ 22 23 ] demonstrated that adaptations specific to growth on glucose were partly responsible for the initial fitness improvements.

  • These adaptations may include the resistance-associated mutations, which were detected, as well as secondary mutations that may increase the viral replication capacity [35,36] or envelope adaptations required to escape concurrent humoral immune responses [37,38].

  • As recently indicated [ 30 ] , certain types of placental abnormality have also been ascribed to the villous immaturity (low or no Thy-1 differentiation protein expression in placental villi and a lack of blood sinusoid dilatation - PT4, see above) accompanied by an existing (diabetes mellitus) or absent placental hypertrophy (intrauterine growth retardation) - Table 1. However, it has been suggested that although chronic placental adaptations may be successful for the fetal survival, e.g. in placental senescence or maternal diabetes, they may lead to adverse outcomes later in the life of an individual [ 22 ] . Therefore, although it might not be apparent in the newborn, the abnormal placenta may indicate a burden for the future of an individual and for the quality of the human population.

  • The entrenched advantages of advanced nations--their infrastructure and technical know-how, the vastly larger size of their markets and their proximity to suppliers of key components, their political stability and the subtle-but-crucial social adaptations that are necessary to operate an efficient economy--seemed to outweigh even a tenfold or twentyfold disparity in wage rates.

  • The ancestral versions of these domains would not have the adaptations for specific roles possessed by their descendant forms, such as those in extant DDRP or RDRP, and probably functioned as generic RNA-binding and protein-protein interaction domains, with the specificity conferred by catalytic RNA molecules.


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