Example sentences for: directly

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

  • Breathlessness, the subjective component of dyspnea, is often different from what is directly observable.

  • Researchers found that three of 16 paraplegic women were able to achieve orgasm, evidently by receiving the peptide through the vagus nerve (which connects the brain directly to the cervix) rather than the spine.

  • The pathway leading to AICD must be initiated by ectodomain shedding: holoAPP cannot directly give rise to AICD.

  • The expressed 5-HT 2C receptor exhibits homologous and heterologous desensitization in oocytes [ 32 ] mediated by protein kinase C [ 33 34 35 ] . A calmodulin-dependent kinase may also be involved in homologous desensitization [ 36 ] . In contrast, a recent study indicates that neither PKC nor calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II are involved, instead desensitization of the 5-HT 2C receptor is dependent on GRK activity [ 37 ] . Interestingly, tyrosine kinase involvement in the agonist-mediated phosphorylation of the rat 5-HT 2C receptor has also been reported [ 38 ] , although as yet no report has shown that the 5-HT 2C receptor directly activates tyrosine kinases.

  • Complaints can be sent directly to Critical Path.


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