Example sentences for: depleting

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

  • The traditional explanation for this association is that, since red is inconspicuous to bees, it evolved to prevent bees from depleting the nectar of bird-pollinated flowers without effecting pollination.

  • A common feature of the tryptophan depleting clones was their tendency to form macroscopic foci, which were visible to the naked eye (Fig 2,A,B,C).

  • As such regulation was most clearly revealed upon progressively depleting thiamine from cells [ 6 ] , it will be of interest to examine possible changes in mitochondrial transport capacity in response to thiamine depletion.

  • In the case of Toxoplasma and Chlamydia it has been proposed that IDO induction is a cellular defense mechanism, designed to limit the proliferation of the invading pathogen by depleting the essential amino acid tryptophan.

  • It is rather a question of relative efficiency that makes bees avoid red flowers when birds are depleting their nectar; it would work just as well if birds were colourblind and perceived red flowers as badly as flowers of other colours.


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