Example sentences for: investigate

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

  • One first step to identifying genes predisposing to CD is to investigate candidate genes.

  • 1) first led us to investigate whether DEK in nuclear extracts binds to MHC class II Y-box regulatory elements in vitro . With a double-stranded oligonucleotide probe containing the HLA-DQA1*0101 Y-box sequence, EMSAs revealed similar binding activity in nuclear extracts from B lymphoid (Namalwa), T lymphoid (Jurkat, CEM), monocytoid (U937), and HeLa cell lines (Fig.

  • The NYT reports that a surprising witness appeared before a NYC City Council hearing on police reform: former NYPD whistleblowing cop Frank Serpico, who called for an independent police monitoring board to investigate police wrongdoing and "create an atmosphere where the crooked cop fears the honest cop, and not the other way around."

  • To investigate the evolutionary affinities of the RDRPs, we carefully examined the results of BLAST searches of the non-redundant (NR) protein sequence database (National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda) for various RDRP sequences.

  • Although many articles, theoretical essays, and books have been written about metaphors, little effort has been made to investigate them systematically: as all of language is itself a metaphor (unless one believes in logomancy), one is continually confronted in the compilation of an ordinary dictionary with examples of semantic and linguistic changes (as well as amelioration, pejoration, etc.) that are tantamount to shifts of meaning that, loosely, could be said to be metaphoric.


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