Example sentences for: deleterious

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

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

  • Some provocative clues from this first analysis suggest that some as yet unidentified correlate of oral contraceptive use might be protective and that consuming two or more alcoholic drinks per day might be deleterious for women in this high-incidence population.

  • 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.

  • Alleles that are deleterious in terms of the survival and reproduction of the organism will eventually be eliminated while alleles that are favorable or neutral will be perpetuated in the population.

  • The challenge of utilizing this technique for the creation of subunit vaccines for the human population will be to create T cell epitopes within a protein of interest that will not have deleterious effects on the activity or the stability of the protein of interest, and that would be effective across a number of HLA-DR haplotypes [ 39 ] .

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