Example sentences for: ancestor

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

  • However, insufficient information exists to relate this last common ancestor to any particular other branch of the presently existing AAA family.

  • Subsequently, it appears to have been transferred from a bacterial source to Archaeoglobus , the nematode lineage, and the common ancestor of all poxviruses.

  • Consequently, these genes are strong candidates for having entered nematodes via HGT, presumably from a rhizobial ancestor.

  • A second, less appealing, possibility is that a GshA gene was present in the last common ancestor and was subsequently lost from many organisms, primarily those that live under anaerobic conditions.

  • This decline in diet breadth proved to be general and not limited to a few substrates; on average, evolved populations tended to perform worse than the ancestor.


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