Example sentences for: antimicrobial

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

  • In contrast, peripheral blood macrophages not exposed to RANKL may be more responsive to the macrophage-activating immunoregulatory effects of IFN-γ, and may thus be better suited for antimicrobial activities.

  • One type might be clones that carry M. tuberculosis genes that confer enhanced resistance to the antimicrobial processes of the macrophage.

  • Other genes in the region include those for the cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide (near D1S2616), an innate microbial defense peptide expressed by the skin during inflammation; MARK (near D1S2641), a serine/threonine protein kinase; and at least three uncharacterized genes.

  • 4. This is also consistent with the suggestion, made in a recent report showing that cystic fibrosis isolates of P. aeruginosa had lipid A isoforms derivatized with aminoarabinose (or palmitate), that these structural modifications could enhance resistance to cationic antimicrobial peptides [ 61 ] . Although the acyl chains of lipid A might also provide alternative binding sites for protegrin, the orientation of lipid A on the HPA sensor chip ("butter-side down") probably removes them from consideration, at least under our study conditions.

  • Mortality rates as high as 60% have been reported for serious infections (ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP], bloodstream infections) with inappropriate initial treatment [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 ] . In a recent study [ 7 ] , inadequate antimicrobial treatment of infection was an important and independent determinant of mortality in critically ill patients.


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