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Use "ligate" in a sentence
"I know there are professors in this country who "ligate" arteries."
"At that time, it had only been demonstrated that RNA could cleave or ligate phosphodiester bonds."
"Ensuing discoveries of other natural catalytic RNAs that could cleave and ligate phosphodiester bonds, and the very recent observation that the region surrounding the peptidyl transferase center of a bacterial"