Example sentences for: antimicrobial

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

  • While clearance of the infection is curative, much of the world's population cannot afford the therapy, and further clearance of the infection with antimicrobial therapy is not guaranteed.

  • This approach is also biased towards identifying genes expressing proteins that directly interfere with the antimicrobial processes of the macrophage.

  • Degradation of antimicrobial peptides such as cecropin B and attacin E also has been observed in plant apoplastic fluids [ 5 16 17 ] . This is likely due to apoplastic proteinases [ 5 16 ] . Expression of antimicrobial peptides in plants has had mixed results for enhancing disease resistance.

  • One important group are the defensins, a large class of short antimicrobial peptides that constitute an effective immune response team in organisms as diverse as plants and primates (Boman 1995).

  • In eukaryotic cells, SURF-1 proteins are involved in the assembly and maintenance of mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes including cytochrome oxidase [ 26 28 ] . The homology to SURF-1 proteins raises the possibility that Rv2235 could play a role in resisting the antimicrobial activities of macrophages by helping to maintain the stability or function of an important cellular process, akin to the stabilizing role of chaperonins during a heat shock.


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