Example sentences for: diatoms

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

  • Also, he adds, diatoms are extremely important on an ecological level.

  • By fixing carbon dioxide and then sinking, diatoms draw carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and take it into the deeper waters of the ocean, where it is retained for longer than it would be if the diatoms stayed near the surface’.

  • And now these nanotechnologists, together with ecologists interested in the global carbon cycle—in which diatoms play a central role—have a genomic blueprint to help them in their studies: the annotated genome sequence of

  • Rogers envisages loading diatoms with a drug that would then leach out into the blood stream at a rate dependent on the diatom species used.

  • Diatoms are responsible for between 25% and 40% of all the primary productivity of the oceans, she says.

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