Example sentences for: degrade

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  • One explanation for this sequence structure is that the transcripts were polyadenylated at the same location, and the polyadenylation signal mutated beyond recognition after the insertion event occurred; interestingly, Ovchinnikov et al . reported that polyadenylation signals tend to degrade rapidly after L1 insertion [ 44 ] . A second explanation is that the poly(A) sequence is encoded in DNA and either the transcript was degraded up to the position of the A-rich sequence or RNA polymerase II failed to elongate the message past the A-rich sequence; the resulting transcript would then resemble one that had been polyadenylated.

  • To thermally degrade organics, place glassware in a high temperature oven at 400°C for 30 min.

  • Generally less sensitive than static renewal, because the toxic substances may degrade or be adsorbed, thereby reducing the apparent toxicity.

  • Impeachment could "destabilize the presidency" and "degrade the Republic quickly."

  • Because the M6P/IGF2R is believed to sequester and degrade IGF-II [ 10 ] , a decrease in M6P/IGF2R could result in decreased degradation and hence increased bioavailability of IGF-II to the IGF-I receptor, which mediates the growth-promoting effect of IGF-II.

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