Example sentences for: pivotal

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  • Acting as scaffold proteins, these proteins play a pivotal role in creating an efficient signaling pathway by localizing the signaling molecules at regions of cell surface preferentially exposed to the ligand, and by spatially restricting the molecules to provide specific downstream responses.

  • The year of 1820 was a pivotal one in the story of the King­dom of Hawaii.

  • With the March 7 New York primary shaping up as a pivotal test for Bradley, this matters.

  • 7% associated with drotrecogin alfa (activated) use reported in the pivotal, phase 3 trial F1K-MC-EVAD (PROWESS) [ 4 ] . These mortality rates are lower than recent mortality rate estimates for severe sepsis, which ranged between 30% and 50% [ 7 ] and lower than the combined placebo rate from controlled clinical trials of 31.

  • This tiny desert railway crossing was the scene of one of the pivotal battles of WWII, where Allied soldiers defeated Rommel’s German and Italian forces in 1942.

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