Example sentences for: degrade

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

  • Mutations in the E2 enzyme Cdc34 or in any of the SCF Cdc4components (Cdc53/Cul1, Skp1 and Cdc4) arrest cells at the G1/S transition because of a failure to degrade the cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitor Sic1 [ 3 ] [ 4 ] . In a wild-type situation, G1 cyclin/CDK complexes phosphorylate Sic1 at the end of G1.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Some of these enzymes are also encoded by bacteriophages and are used to degrade the host cell wall [ 9, 10, 11].


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