Example sentences for: akin

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  • Given the diversity of proteins that comprise holoenzyme, this model implies that many sequences of different types would be competent activators; their sole requirement would be to bind proteins within holoenzyme [ 3 ] . The acidic peptides may interact in a manner akin to native activators [ 7 ] . But the basic ones may, for example, bind other proteins that contain acidic regions, thereby forming a bridge to holoenzyme.

  • The most acclaimed and second highest grossing film of 1998 (just behind Armageddon ) was Saving Private Ryan . Though Steven Spielberg's film is fiction and Brokaw's book is something akin to oral history, they have in common a fashionable theme: the nobility of those who served in the armed forces during World War II and, by extension, Americans of that age in general.

  • They're the only guides we are discussing that didn't originate in the United States, and are still largely targeted at travelers from Australia and the British Isles: "New Yorkers feel a great affinity to [ sic ] their subway tokens, akin to what Americans in general feel about their useless one-cent coin ..."

  • If you want to remain really unknown, your bank can issue a draft, akin to a cashier's check, or you can arrange a money order.

  • No document links them, but shared motifs (a woman weighing gold, a trompe l'oeil curtain drawn just so) in their paintings--especially from a magic moment around 1658--suggest an intimacy akin to such famous partnerships as Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, or Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.


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