Example sentences for: advantageous

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

  • (The piece notes that this last stat helps explain why a focus on partial-birth abortions has proven politically advantageous for abortion foes.)

  • Recombination is a nearly ubiquitous feature of genomes, and a great many theories have been put forward to explain why it would be evolutionarily advantageous for genes to regularly break with one another to join new genes (Barton and Charlesworth 1998).

  • It has been suggested that this feature of the log transformation is advantageous because it can exclude effects that are artefacts of noisy data at low expression levels [ 17 ] . We prefer to filter noisy data by using the P detection algorithm.

  • This MARM mutant carries a point mutation that confers resistance to I1 Mab, but it is neutral otherwise [ 64 ] . Clonal interference occurs in asexual organisms when population sizes are large enough to allow the simultaneous generation of more than one advantageous mutation, so that the best mutation has to compete not only with an inferior wild type but also with the other fitter mutants [ 65 ] . Thus, while the best possible mutation should always be the one becoming dominant, the rate at which it does so should be slowed down in large populations.

  • The latter type of mutations could also be called advantageous mutations.


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