Example sentences for: deleterious

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

  • The N-terminal deletion alleles have higher levels of constitutive expression relative to the C-terminal mutations and have overall higher levels of protein expression; one explanation is that the C-terminal mutations are deleterious.

  • Since NOx emissions result in formation of ground-level ozone, reducing NOx emissions will reduce ozone levels and thus reduce the deleterious effects of ozone on human health and ecosystems.

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

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

  • Among extant biological entities, these polymerases are encoded largely by RNA viruses and retroid viruses, but a reverse transcriptase had been recruited by eukaryotes as the catalytic subunit of the telomerase [ 98 99 ] . There seems to be a distinct possibility that both classes of RDRPs are vestiges of the ancient RNA world that have been largely displaced from cellular biochemical machinery at an early stage of evolution, because of the deleterious effects of RNA replication in DNA-based organisms, while surviving in selfish genetic elements.

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