Example sentences for: diminution

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  • With all respect, that seems a highly debatable issue and one far too complex for this discussion, though we can certainly trace a diminution in the role of female divinities (or divinity) when we come to examine Judaism and its congeners and progeny.

  • George Will ( This Week ) blames the diminution of the scandal in the public eye on conservatives (!), whose "libeling of government" has convinced the public that the government is run by liars and incompetents.

  • The Wall Street Journal 's Alan Murray observes in a front-page "The Outlook" column that now with the diminution of the tobacco lobby, in Washington the most influential lobby is broadcasting.

  • Development of mature ST aggregates (m, panel C) was associated with gradual diminution of nuclear staining (solid > white arrows), but persisting cytoplasmic ERβ immunoreactivity.

  • Among the intrinsic factors underlying asymmetric division, the interactions of the Numb differentiation-associated protein with Notch proliferation-associated signaling is the model most widely studied, ranging from bacteria, yeast, and Drosophila to mammals [ 30 ] . When the neuronal progenitor cells undergo asymmetric division (20% in neuronal tissue cell culture) they produce neuronal daughter cells to which Numb protein segregates preferentially, and such daughter cells show an enhanced differentiation of neuronal processes [ 45 ] . Interestingly, Numb is firstly associated with one pole of the plasma membrane of a dividing cell, and subsequently with one of the two resulting nuclei [ 29 45 ] . Our study indicates that preservation of nuclear ERα in one of two postmitotic cells is associated with the ability of CT to replicate and diminution of ERα and appearance of nuclear ERβ dictates a generation of a daughter cell that is committed to differentiate (Fig.

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