Example sentences for: deleterious

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

  • Perhaps down-regulation of frizzled family members by IL-1β is deleterious to chondrocyte function and can contribute to OA.

  • (It is safe to make this assumption, because the rate of back mutations from deleterious to advantageous mutants tends to have little effect on mutation-selection balance.)

  • These data confirm the deleterious effects of extraterrestrial solar UV radiation but also confirm that thin layers of clay, rock, or meteorite can successfully shield spores from UV damage if they are in direct contact with the spores.

  • This phenomenon masks the deleterious effect of the insertion mutation.

  • Since removal of the ovaries may have a deleterious effect on sexual function [ 20 ] , the possible effects of oophorectomy on outcome measures were considered in the analysis.

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