Example sentences for: anthracyclines

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

  • The researchers didn't study the new anthracyclines' effects on bacteria, but Khosla notes that the general principle should apply to other classes of compounds, although the details of how it's implemented will vary from system to system.

  • This division of labor permitted the researchers to tack the first R1128 module onto two other enzyme systems, thus engineering completely new anthracyclines.

  • Polyketides are secondary metabolites (which give their producers a competitive advantage in their environment) produced mostly by bacteria and fungi and made by a complex and structurally diverse family of enzymes called polyketide synthases (see the primer by David Hopwood in this issue of PLoS Biology ). Among them are the anthracyclines, a group of anticancer drugs and antibacterials that includes tetracycline.


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