Example sentences for: detachment

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

  • He's both inside and outside the action: He knows when to rock your world and when to induce a state of sorrowful detachment.

  • In short, I see no evidence that the filmmakers wanted to endorse Ricky's nihilistic detachment.

  • The kind of detachment the movie is peddling isn't artistic, it isn't life--it's nihilism at its most fatuous.

  • Ten 15-cm dishes of RASMCs were washed twice with PBS, then harvested by detachment of cells in PBS + 10 mM EDTA.

  • It should be noted that the fibroblast cells lines we used remain fully viable after detachment and transfer to suspension culture [ 31 43 ] . This is in contrast to most epithelial cells which undergo anoikis, i.e., apoptotic cell death after the disruption of cell-matrix interactions [ 45 ] . It is of interest that some anchorage-independent tumor cells, most of which are of epitheloid origin, become susceptible to anoikis after the introduction of exogenous PTEN [ 23 34 35 36 ] . These observations are in line with the established ability of PTEN to down-regulate the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3-K)/PKB survival pathway [ 11 46 ] . The absence of anoikis in our two cell lines may reflect inherent cell type specific differences, i.e., the superior ability of fibroblasts to survive under suspension culture conditions.

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