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The hundreds of millions of dead remained unburied and the germs multiplied themselves, and, toward the last, millions died daily of starvation.
"What'll you feel like if the germs kill me then?" demanded Davy.
Thus, not only have I the father's spirit in the son to contend against, the germs of his evil tendencies to search out and eradicate, and his corrupting intercourse and example in after-life to counteract, but already he counteracts my arduous labour for the child's advantage, destroys my influence over his tender mind, and robs me of his very love; I had no earthly hope but this, and he seems to take a diabolical delight in tearing it away.
A landmark in our understanding of testicular germ cell tumors occurred in the 1970s when, in a series of papers, Skakkebaek (2-5) convincingly demonstrated the intratubular cellular precursor to the great majority of germ cell tumors of young men.
In investigating the facilities where unusual resistance was detected, researchers found that about 1 in 10 screening tests from patients without disease symptoms detected a hard-to-treat germ that can easily spread.
The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle Against Filth and Germs (reprint, 2006)
Charles Gerba, often called "Dr Germ" a microbiologist at the University of Arizona.
The presence of sustentacular cells with high amounts of Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and testosterone progressed meiotic division, reduced apoptosis and enhanced survival of germ cells in cultured human testis tissue or cell suspensions (Tesarik et al., 1998; Tesarik et al., 2001).
* successfully create/design and then paint an "art germ."