Example sentences for: ancestor

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

  • After a survey of diet breadth using Biolog plates, this study focuses on a series of direct competitions between evolved isolates from 10,000 generations and the ancestor in four foreign environments.

  • These features suggest (at least for the nocturnin, CCR4 and angel families) that proteins which cluster in the same family indeed share a common ancestor, in agreement with the phylogenetic data.

  • As a result, the reconstructed genome is expected to be smaller than that of the real ancestor, because it does not include genes that were present in the ancestor but lost independently from both E. coli and Buchnera lineages.

  • The universal presence of the SBHM inserted in the DPBB domain of the DDRP β-subunit suggests that this domain was already present in the common ancestor of all extant DDRPs.

  • The C-terminus strong conservation leads to the assumption that all the related genes derive by duplication events from a common ancestor, but the identity of this ancestral gene and the date of expansion can only be hypothesized.


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