Example sentences for: paternal

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

  • But the scale insect bacteriome gets its copy of the paternal genome directly from the embryo, so the clonality of sperm (the source of elevated relatedness between haplodiploid sisters) apparently has nothing to do with it.

  • To examine whether increased parental serum PCB concentration is associated with changes in the sex ratio we looked at both maternal and paternal serum PCB levels in a cohort from the Great Lakes region of the United States.

  • There was some suggestion in our data that some levels of paternal exposure to PCBs may increase the sex ratio, but these results were weak and not consistent.

  • The front pages of the NYT , LAT , and WP make plenty of room for Madeleine Albright's trip to the Pinkas Synagogue in Prague where for the first time, she saw the names of her paternal grandparents in an inscribed list of Holocaust victims.

  • While there is some suggestion that paternal exposure to PCBs may increase the sex ratio, this finding was not robust.

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