Example sentences for: parasitic

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

  • It is not clear which genetic differences between the plant parasitic and non-parasitic forms may be responsible for conferring parasitic ability.

  • Applying RNAi techniques directly to parasitic nematodes is challenging owing to the organisms' generally longer and more complex life cycles, including the requirement for passage through a host organism.

  • Pithecelobium unguis-cati is used as a febrifuge and for malaria in Guatemala and the Peruvian Amazon [ 119 120 ] . Hunters wrongly claimed that Pithecellobium unguis-cati was parasitic.

  • Further, because the available data included raw ESTs from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) GenBank (dbEST) as well as clustered ESTs from the Parasitic Nematode Sequencing Project [ 22 28 29 ] , for which the data can be presumed to be significantly more reliable, we wished to compare the efficiency of reducing each dataset with this filter.

  • Root-knot nematode species, including Meloidogyne incognita , are the most important of the plant parasitic nematodes, infecting almost all cultivated plants, and are responsible for billions of dollars in crop losses annually [ 1 2 ] . They are obligatory sedentary endoparasites with a 1- to 2-month life cycle.


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