Example sentences for: degrading

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  • Interestingly, in addition to solubilizing elastin, MMP12 is the MMP most efficient at degrading α1-antitrypsin, the primary physiological inhibitor of human leukocyte elastase [51,52].

  • Miss Norman said the remark, which she insists she never made, held her up to ridicule, mockery, and contempt, and conformed to a "degrading racist stereotype of a person of African-American heritage."

  • The pectate lyase gene (MI00592) was identified in G. rostochiensis and H. glycines [ 17 ] and the exo-polygalacturonase (MI00252) was identified in our M. incognita data [ 21 22 ] . Because of the obvious role of nematode genes that allow endogenous production of cell-wall degrading enzymes in attacking a plant host, it has been hypothesized that their acquisition by HGT may have been key steps in the evolution of plant-parasitic nematodes from ancestral free-living forms [ 3 ] . In that model, an intermediate, symbiotic association of a soil-dwelling (but free-living) nematode with a soil bacterium possessing these enzymes is postulated before the HGT event.

  • The functional property of Hyal-2 in degrading hyaluronic acid is controversial.

  • Life-without-parole inmates, for the entertainment of the public, sustain horrible injuries in often degrading events (e.g.


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