Example sentences for: initiate

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  • Genetic and environmental factors are believed to initiate Parkinson disease.

  • For instance, DnaA monomers bind to specific, non-palindromic 9-nucleotide sequences called DnaA boxes, and this interaction is thought to initiate replication.

  • Glucose also leads to advanced glycation end products, which initiate free radical cascades and are toxic to cells, including β-cells [ 27 28 ] .

  • Immunostaining for E2F in the furrow of the eye disc showed an abrupt drop in protein levels at the position where most cells exit G1 and initiate S phase [ 12 ] . Using a double label approach, we were able to test directly for overlap between E2F presence and S phase as marked by 5-bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) incorporation in dividing cells of the wing disc despite the asynchrony of division.

  • While the exact mechanism remains unclear, STS has been shown to initiate caspase driven apoptosis in a manner distinct from chemotherapeutic agents such as cisplatinum, etoposide, and tamoxifen, which directly cause DNA damage and tend to favor ERCC1 activation [ 37 38 ] .

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