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An organism that is infected with or is fed upon by a parasitic or pathogenic organism (for example, a virus, nematode, fungus). The term can also be applied, loosely, to a plant supporting an epiphyte. An animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; the host does not benefit and is often harmed by the association.(medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor.An organism that a parasite is situated within.


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Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

If you could link me to a scholarly article that describes how after endosymbiosis, the bacterial cell and it's eukaryotic host coordinated replication Maybe this helps? http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/365/1541/699.full.pdf

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
Replies: 11
Views: 4837

Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... the "collective intelligence". Here is some info on some of the points: [*]Bacteria often use iron, (though often this comes from a host http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1016/0307-4412(83)90043-2/pdf, http://www.dbi.ca/books/PDFs/Water-Paper.PDF). [*]Bioluminescent bacteria ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Plasmid yield/concentration

"High yield plasmid" means that host cells make a lot of copies per cell and that usually results in high plasmid concentration in the final DNA preparation. Alternatively, larger volume of stating material to smaller volume elution ...

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by Cat
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Plasmid yield/concentration
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... Morpholino Oligomers. PLoS Pathog. 2006 Jan;2(1):e1. Epub 2006 Jan 13. The filoviruses Marburg virus and Ebola virus (EBOV) quickly outpace host immune responses and cause hemorrhagic fever, resulting in case fatality rates as high as 90% in humans and nearly 100% in nonhuman primates. The ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Definition of Parasite and embryos

... Heritage Dictionary Parasite 1. Biology An organism that lives and feeds on or in an organism of a different species and causes harm to its host. ( of a different species ) With emphasis. https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=parasite

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by Knightomite
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Definition of Parasite and embryos
Replies: 17
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