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Both are forms of immunisation. Inoculation is exactly that. A live organism is introduced in a controlled way, so as to minimise the risk of infection, and is essentially the same process followed by many people in history. It is inherently risky. Vaccination is introducing a weakened version of the pathogen, so that the immune response is triggered and ...


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Okay, first, I would say to everyone planning a high-throughput experiment: Hypothesis first, then experiment. Otherwise you're setting up an expensive and time-consuming test that's not going to answer the questions you want answered. In this case, the question your experiment is designed to answer is "What genes are crucial to growth in vivo that are not ...



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