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box

(boks),
Container; receptacle.
[L.L. buxis, fr. G. puxis, box tree]
Informatics See Jukebox
Medspeak verb To place in a coffin after death
Microbiology See Glove box
Molecular biology noun A repeated oligonucleotide ‘motif’ seen in multiple sites along DNA, which functions as a signal for gene transcription or gene regulation
Meteorology A severe thunderstorm or tornado
Psychology See Skinner box

box(es)

a group of NUCLEOTIDES that form a sequence, usually a CONSENSUS SEQUENCE, with a known function. See for example PRIBNOW BOX, TATA BOX.

box

1. an ornamental shrub. See buxus sempervirens.
2. accommodation for a single horse averaging 10 ft × 12 ft in dimensions. Called also loose box.
3. to mix groups of sheep (box them up).
4. a repeating sequence of nucleotides that forms a transcription or a regulatory signal.

CAT box
a sequence associated with polymerase II activity.
Hogness box
see Pribnow box (below).
Pribnow box
the sequence of 5 to 10 bases in the promotor region of Escherichia coli genes. It is a variant of a basic sequence TATAATG. See also TATA box (below).
TATA box
a eukaryotic DNA sequence usually TATAAATA, similar to the Pribnow box of Escherichia coli, occurring in the promotor region 25 to 30 bases upstream from the transcriptional start site and required for mRNA chain initiation.
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John then moved on to the Box Tree Restaurant in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, the Star Inn at Harome, North Yorkshire, and Seaham Hall's White Room.
Naughty But just as amusing are James Fleet as Sir Andrew Aguecheek and Richard Mc-Cabe as Sir Toby Belch, especially in the brilliantly-executed scene in the box tree which is literally a box made out of a tree, in which the naughty pair somehow manage to hide without falling out.
Eventually he began spending his summers in the Hamptons and winters in Manhattan, working in such restaurants as The Box Tree and the original Bouley.
She is conducting the legal proceedings on behalf of her 91-year-old mother, Gertrude Harris, from Box Tree Lane, Harrow, north London, who is Pte Farr's daughter.
99 to a Pyramid Box tree complete with lights for pounds 149.
On several early occasions, Rosenquist completely repainted works he had already exhibited (hence the painting-construction titled Candidate, 1963, repainted as Silo, 1963-64) or destroyed works outright (as with early sculptures such as Untitled [Catwalk] and AD, Soap Box Tree, both 1963).
The Woodman Inn at Thunderbridge has secured the services of top chef Lawrence Yates, who has worked at fine dining restaurants including The Box Tree in Ilkley and Midsummer House in Cambridge.
He then started work as a teenager at the St George Hotel in Harrogate in 1977 and later at the Box Tree in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.
John's career has come full circle, having started working life in the kitchens at the Otterburn Tower Hotel before moving on to the famed Box Tree Restaurant in Ilkley, the Star Inn at Harome, and Seaham Hall's acclaimed White Room, in County Durham.
There is, for instance, an original and ingenious solution to the scene in which Belch, Aguecheek and Fabian conceal themselves in the box tree to witness Malvolio's ensnarement in Maria's plot.
The winner for December 18 is BOX TREE from Michael Scrivens of Oldbury.