Example sentences for: ancestral

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

  • In 1992, Canada returned 850,000 square miles of stolen ancestral lands to the Inuit.

  • This product of a very recent duplication involving the 8p NRG1 gene may have been deposited at 5q31 as a random insertion of a newly duplicated gene away from its ancestral locus, in a process similar to that which deposited some SLC4A genes outside of their ancestral paralogous clusters.

  • That is, the ascomycetes and basidiomycetes are more highly derived from the common fungal ancestor than zygomycetes and chytridiomycetes, which resemble more closely the ancestral state in modern lineages.

  • 2%) inherited the ancestral haplotype defined as A*03-B*07, HFE C282Y; 46 were heterozygous and 12 were homozygous for the haplotype.

  • In the latter lineage, it was exapted to function as an intracellular enzyme, probably due to the similarity in structure of GSP and the ancestral extracellular substrate, namely the peptidoglycan peptides.


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