Example sentences for: directional

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

  • As discussed in previous publications [ 2 11 25 ] , the average fitness w ( d ) at a Hamming distance d from a particular reference sequence can be used for studying directional epistasis in a large number of genotypes.

  • Directional consistency means that the direction or sign of a change is the same in both comparisons.

  • However, the K a /K s ratio is also significantly higher for the sets of putative functionally diversified proteins (Table 1), indicating a relative acceleration of amino-acid substitution, which could be due to a relaxation of functional constraints and/or directional selection.

  • A key piece of evidence supporting this kind of theory of the evolution of recombination is directional selection, like that which occurs in artificial selection experiments, which often generates a correlated elevation in recombination rates (Otto and Lenormand 2002).

  • All 20 comparisons were queried to identify genes that demonstrated similar directional changes in at least 15 of 20 unmatched pair comparisons (four mutant samples compared individually to each of five wild-type samples).


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