Example sentences for: dispensable

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  • A goal is to develop gradients of preference from "most-to-least dispensable" gene functions.

  • Although L has, in addition to the names, abbreviations, and only a few pages of miscellaneous materials—Handbook of Style, Ten Vexed points in English grammar—and some tables of moneys, weights and measures, etc., W has short sections on Foreign Words and Phrases (most of which are dispensable), Signs and Symbols, and Style, as well as one of those interminably boring listings of Colleges and Universities that clutter up most American college dictionaries.

  • 2) There may be a hierarchy from "most-dispensable-to-least dispensable" substrate utilization for both carbon and nitrogen molecules.

  • Human Fhit protein, a member of the Fhit branch of the histidine triad superfamily of nucleotide-binding proteins, binds and hydrolyzes diadenosine polyphosphates such as ApppA and AppppA ( 1 ) into AMP plus ADP and ATP, respectively [ 8 9 10 ] . His96, which is responsible for covalent catalysis and more than 4× 10 6-fold of rate enhancement in ApppA hydrolysis [ 9 11 12 13 ] , is nonetheless dispensable for ApppA-binding and tumor suppression, suggesting that Fhit function in tumor suppression depends on formation of an E-S complex [ 2 12 ] . If Fhit-substrate complexes promote tumor suppression by stimulating a pro-apoptotic effector, then Fhit inhibitors that resemble natural substrates may promote Fhit function.

  • Thus, D-galacturonic acid was most easily dispensable (1/21), followed closely by adonitol (3/21) sucrose (5/21), alpha-D-lactose (6/21) and glyoxylic acid (7/21).

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