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Unformatted text preview: fer (ACT) immunotherapy is based on the ex vivo selection of tumor­reactive lymphocytes, and their activation and numerical expression before reinfusion to the autologous tumor­bearing host.” Aaaccckkkk!!!!! That sentence does not make me want to read on… And here’s the final sentence from And here’s the final sentence from the same article… “Current studies in our laboratory are focused on the logistical aspects of generating autologous­cell based patient treatments, the genetic modification of lymphocytes with T­cell receptor genes and cytokine genes to change their specificity or improve their persistence, and the administration of antigen specific vaccines to augment the function of transferred cells.” This is academic writing at its finest: boring, unreadable, written to obscure rather than to inform!! Another example: A sentence Another example: A sentence from Photochemistry and Photobiology… “These findings imply that the rates of ascorbate radical production and its recycling via dehydroascorbate reductatse to replenish the ascorbate pool are equivalent at the lower irradiance, but not equivalent at higher irradiance with the rate of ascorbate radical production exceeding its recycling back to ascorbate.” Another example: A sentence Another example: A sentence from Photochemistry and Photobiology… “These findings imply that the rates of ascorbate radical production and its recycling via dehydroascorbate reductatse to replenish the ascorbate pool are equivalent at the lower irradiance, but not equivalent at higher irradiance with the rate of ascorbate radical production exceeding its recycling back to ascorbate.” After much work on my part, I After much translated this too… “These findings imply that, at low irradiation, ascorbate radicals are produced and recycled at the same rate, but at high irradiation, ascorbate radicals are produced faster than they can be recycled back to ascorbate.” Term Paper Term Paper Introduction to writing well: Words: • 1. Reduce dead weight words and phrases • 2. Cut, cut, cut; learn to part with your words • 3. Be specific Term Paper Term Paper Introduction to writing well: Sentences: • 4. Follow: subject + verb + object (SVO) • 5. Use strong verbs and avoid turning verbs into nouns • 6. Eliminate negatives; use positive constructions instead Term Paper Term Paper Words • 1. Reduce dead weight words and phrases • Get rid of jargon and repetition “Verbose is not a synonym for literary.” ­­(Sin and Syntax) Term Paper Term Paper Examples: “I would like to assert that the author should be considered to would be a buffoon.” “The author is a buffoon.” The Term Paper Term Paper Examples: “The expected prevalence of mental retardation, based on the The assumption of a normal distribution of intelligence in the population, is stated to be theoretically about 2.5%.” population, Term Paper Term Paper Examples: “The expected prevalence of mental ret...
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