Example sentences for: pathogenicity

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

  • To enhance pathogenicity, the virus was passed three times in adult immunocompetent CD-1 mice, which were infected with MCMV by i.p.

  • The additional phenotypes now associated with LMNA mutations also favor alternative mechanisms of pathogenicity.

  • Yersinia pestis , the causative agent of bubonic plague, harbors a large virulence plasmid that is essential for pathogenicity.

  • Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) has been implicated in the development and pathogenicity of infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders, such as septic shock, arthritis, and hypotension [ 1 2 3 4 ] . It plays a pivotal role in the inflammatory cascade and, together with IL-1 and IL-6, has been shown to mediate the acute-phase response [ 5 6 ] . Confirmation of its significance in disease comes from the success of clinical trials using anti-TNF therapy to treat rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease [ 7 8 9 10 ] .

  • Although the region is not bracketed by IS elements or tRNAs that are characteristic of pathogenicity islands (PAIs), it bears features that are similar to the putative PAI identified in the B. anthracis plasmid pXO1 [ 20 ] . Bacterial sequences with similarity to the B. anthracis cap genes are present in sequence databases.

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