Example sentences for: deleterious

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

  • 4. Compensatory mutation: Consider a genotype that is on a peak (or plateau) in a fitness landscape, such that all mutations are either deleterious or neutral.

  • Nevertheless, clandestine judicial dictionary making, in addition to its serious social and political consequences, has deleterious linguistic consequences.

  • In some strains, cells with [PSI + ] prion demonstrated better survival than their non-prion counterparts in the presence of inhibitors of translation or microtubules, heavy metals, low pH, and other deleterious conditions, which of course gives a strong advantage to the [PSI + ] cells.

  • (Frank is hardly the first to note that the tastes of a "hip" bohemian elite have spread to the masses, or to argue that the results of this cultural migration are deleterious.

  • This unconstrained paralog is then free to accumulate neutral mutations that would have been deleterious in a unique gene [ 1].


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