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.

  • If we continue to add bees one at a time to this community, then sooner or later, the number of bees will no longer be sufficiently low for us to ignore their depleting effect on the nectar available.

  • Apoptotic cells were identified by the TdT-mediated dUTP-biotin nick end labeling (TUNEL) method and detected either by flow cytometry [ 27 ] or by light microscopy in histological sections [ 28 ] . The results indicate that transgenic ABP alters the rate of testicular germ cell apoptosis throughout life, but it is most likely to cause its germ-cell depleting effect by promoting germ cell apoptosis during the critical pre-pubertal period ("puberty" in laboratory rodents occurs at 50-60 days of life and is defined as the first appearance of spermatozoa in the tail of the epididymis [ 29 30 ] ).

  • 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.

  • 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).


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