Example sentences for: deleterious

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

  • The inhibitory effect of this compound on hepatocellular apoptosis, observed in this study, raises questions about the potentially deleterious impact of RU 486.

  • The vast majority of genes in every genome are selectively constrained, in that most nucleotide changes that alter the fitness of the organism are deleterious.

  • The cell line containing the helicase deletion, ΔH1, has an elevated basal frequency of SCEs and a higher chromosome number than the GFP control cell line (Table 3) yet does not appear to be as deleterious as the K695T and C-terminal deletions are when comparing relative SCE events.

  • However, genomes also show signs of deleterious deletions.

  • Antagonizing the effects of glucocorticoids by RU486 may, however, result in deleterious effects.

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