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comment Could someone Identify this Insect Hive on my Balcony Grill
I suggest killing it with fire. Paper wasps in North America can be very aggressive and their stings hurt.
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reviewed Close Regarding the relation of observed human nature with evolution and/or genetics
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comment Speed of effective lymphatic drainage?
I'm sorry I really don't remember.
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comment Does our eyeball increase in size as we grow?
Hi Ilan that comment comes across as quite terse, even rude. Such behaviour is not conducive to good discussions on this website and I recommend using constructive criticism in future if you have an issue with an answer. For example, your post is equally without citation regarding growth of the eye (not lens). Let's try to get along.
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comment Speed of effective lymphatic drainage?
Looks correct, Masi.
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comment Speed of effective lymphatic drainage?
I vaguely recall an old study looking at lymphatic flow in sheep, and the range being very heterogeneous (virtually no flow at the lower bound). I would agree that, in general, this is a very heterogeneous effect subject to many chemical (hydration, osmotic balance, blood pressure modifying drugs) and physical (cardiovascular tone, posture, activity level) factors.
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reviewed Satisfactory What causes DNA to skew in gel electrophoresis?
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reviewed Satisfactory Why do people use anti-inflammatory drugs?
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reviewed Satisfactory In biosynthesis of cysteine and methionine, where does the sulfur come from?
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reviewed Satisfactory In the lysogenic cycle, does the provirus split from the cell's main genetic material for replication?
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reviewed Needs Improvement Does antibacterial soap work chemically?
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revised Does antibacterial soap work chemically?
Edited for language level. In particular, the use of "boobs" and rambling nature of the post.
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reviewed Close Codominance and Partial dominance
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on What factors affect the rate of transpiration in plant leaves?
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accepted Is there a Lyme disease vaccine?
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comment Is Diabetes sex linked disease
I'm not aware of any of the genes implicated in either T1DM or T2DM being sex-linked. However, there is maturity-onset diabetes in the young (MODY, for short). MODY is a subset of T2DM that are caused by an autosomal dominant mutation in one of a few genes (e.g., glucokinase, KCNJ11, ABCC8, INS). These are all rare, heritable forms of T2DM with various responses to traditional T2DM therapies.
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asked Is there a Lyme disease vaccine?
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comment enzymes that stabilize DNA loops
With specific attention to more efficient ligation (e.g., after restriction enzyme digestion), there are commercial products on the market that use a modified topoisomerase to catalyze such a ligation.
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reviewed Close Book-recommendations on virus evolution
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comment Troubleshooting for Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
I tend to agree with this answer. Another cause for exceeding the max current could be a result of both high percentage gel in combination with old buffer, each contributing to greater electrical resistance. I prefer not running the voltage too fast otherwise you lose resolution due to the additional heat that causes the superficial gel surface to melt, appearing blurry.