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comment What are all possible vectors for unicellular human parasites?
I think the textbook answer is good here, and in line with epidemiological terminology. There are always exceptions, and this topic is outside of my area of expertise. Perhaps you could ask your professor for some more details on the use of the term "vector" - maybe print out this discussion and ask for details that you could use to improve your post.
Apr
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comment How can I pare down a PDB file in Python to only include specific residues?
Better fit for scicomp.se?
Mar
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comment Why are trichomes important for both the roots and shoots of plants?
This question would be better with more context. Trichome is a generic term for diverse, often microscopic, structures with a wide variety of functions. The question "but how does that work" should be addressed separately.
Mar
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revised How do fungi react to being grown in a tissue culture?
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Mar
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comment What are all possible vectors for unicellular human parasites?
This is a good question, because the term "vector" is not used consistently in the literature. This probably is because the context of the discussion is often limited to a subset of parasites. The term is sometimes used to refer to blood-sucking insects. However, animals (including humans) can also be vectors. More generally, anything with mass could be a vector (e.g. biological warfare might use a missile or a blanket as a vector).
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comment Can any plant regenerate missing tissue?
it will generate a new leaf
Mar
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revised Is there a standard format for plant community composition data?
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comment Can any plant regenerate missing tissue?
same for leaves, I used stem as an example
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answered (How) does coppicing fundamentally alter tree growth?
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comment Can any plant regenerate missing tissue?
Essentially the answer is yes, except that your qualification "but it is not a perfect regeneration, and has no likeness in form to the previous stem." is confusing me - I would consider all stems from a single plant to share a likeness in form. No, they won't be identical, but neither is a regenerated limb identical to a lost limb.
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