Example sentences for: pilus

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

  • This experiment was repeated multiple times and the pilus deficient variant showed a 3 to 4 fold decrease in biofilm formation compared to its isogenic parent strain in every experiment.

  • Some Roman authors resorted to palpebrārum pilus lit. eyelids' hair for eyelashes.

  • Strain M37-1 lacks expression of pili as indicated by absence of hemagglutination and absence of a 22 kDa band on SDS-PAGE corresponding to pilin [ 34 ] . In an experiment comparing biofilm formation in 4 duplicate wells, strain M37-1, the pilus deficient variant, yielded an average optical density of 0.204 whereas its isogenic parent strain, M37, yielded an average optical density of 0.884.

  • Welsh has a word for brow ( ael ) and a word for lid ( amrant ), but, although there is an expression meaning eyelash, it is a phrase: blew yr amrant (hair of the eyelid, reminiscent of Lat palpebrārum pilus ).

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