Example sentences for: detrimental

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  • Finally, we hypothesized that effects of leaf litter quantity could interact with effects of container size, as increased leaf litter may compensate for lower wall area per unit volume, since microbes grow, and mosquitoes browse, on leaf litter [ 22 ] . High food abundance appears to decrease stress and compensate for detrimental abiotic factors [ 11 27 29 ] . Our experimental design allowed us to test for both vertical and horizontal surface area effects, which may be both natural effects of changing habitat size or artifacts of experimental microcosm design [ 3 ] .

  • Most populations completely lost the ability to grow in the presence of novobiocin, which suggests an increase in membrane permeability [ 33 ] . However, no significant differences in fitness were found when bile salts were added to the selective medium, indicating that the mechanisms of increased outer membrane permeability were not detrimental to bile resistance.

  • The odds ratio for both categorical measures of dependence was significantly higher with worse cognitive impairment, increasing with each detrimental point change in ADAS-cog or MMSE score, adjusting for age, gender and use of antipsychotic medication (Table 2).

  • These results suggest that insertion of six residues in the β7-β8 loop of p51 but not in p66 is detrimental to the function of the heterodimeric enzyme.

  • Although the exact amount is disputed, most policy analysts agree that replacing this fragmented system of funding care with a single, universal, publicly administered insurance program could recover 200 billion dollars or more, which are currently being wasted on useless and sometimes detrimental administrative services [11].

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