Example sentences for: impedes

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

  • So each time the Sierra Club impedes economic development to preserve some specimen of natural beauty, it is asking people who live like you and me (the relatively poor) to sacrifice for the enjoyment of future generations that will live like Bill Gates.

  • Bcl-2 impedes the subcellular trafficking of p53, inhibits downstream adapters necessary for stimulation of the apoptotic caspases, and can act as an antioxidant [ 15 28 ] .

  • In another report, micro-injection of PP1 decreased extractability of pRB from nuclei, presumably by increasing dephosphorylation and increasing association with nuclear proteins thereby playing a role in G1/S transition inhibition [ 13 ] . Micro-injection of antibodies to the PP1 catalytic subunit has been shown to block cells in metaphase [ 23 ] . Since this is the time during mitosis when pRB is normally dephosphorylated [ 11 24 ] , it is tempting to speculate that prevention of pRB dephosphorylation by inhibiting PP1 activity impedes an orderly progression through mitosis, perhaps contributing towards a transformed phenotype.

  • A streetwise realism prevails, if not downright subversion: One lie in the Sultan's head impedes a dozen truths; There's no security in three things: the sea, the Sultan, and time.

  • Arriagada argues for Pinochet's release on two fronts: that international law governing Pinochet's arrest is extremely nebulous, and that the arrest impedes Chile's path toward reconciliation.


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