Example sentences for: alpha-

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

  • In contrast to alpha-2A and alpha-2B adrenergic receptors from several species, the human alpha-2C receptor does not appear to down-regulate in response to agonist treatment in transfected cell culture systems [ 11 ] . By contrast, the opossum alpha-2C receptor in the OK cell line does down-regulate in response to norepinephrine [ 19 20 ] . The reason for this difference is the focus of the current studies.

  • It is not clear why our result differ from those reported by Jiang et al . [ 14 ] who also measured the uptake of alpha- and gamma-tocopherol separately in RAW264.

  • Thus, we postulated that the lack of down-regulation in the human alpha-2C subtype is related to having only two rather than four serines in the motif, and that mutating the threonine and serine residues at the end of the opossum EESSTSE motif to valine and alanine residues to give EESSVAE might prevent down-regulation of the opossum alpha-2C receptor.

  • With the publication of the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT), the role of peripheral alpha-1 antagonists in the treatment of hypertension has become controversial.

  • Vitamin E is, however, not a single compound and refers to at least four tocopherols (alpha-, beta-, delta- and gamma-tocopherol) and four tocotrienols (alpha-, beta-, delta- and gamma-tocotrienol).


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