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COS

Abbreviation for Chief of Staff.

COS

Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

cos

site the region formed when the COHESIVE ENDS of certain BACTERIOPHAGES, notably bacteriophage lambda, join together. A cos site is formed when the linear CHROMOSOME of bacteriophage lambda circularizes following infection of a host cell. Concatemeric (see CONCATEMER lambda DNA is cut at cos sites when the DNA is packaged during phage assembly in the LYTIC CYCLE.
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The Corporation for Open Systems International (COS) is a not-for- profit research and development consortium, located in Virginia.
TRIP '92 is being sponsored jointly by the North American ISDN Users Forum and the Corporation for Open Systems.
It's clear that the health care community has many immediate uses for ISDN that can not only improve certain aspects of health care delivery, but also have an impact on costs," said Ron Kandell, vice president of product line management for Siemens Stromberg-Carlson and a member of the ISDN Executive Council of the Corporation for Open Systems, which is coordinating TRIP '92.
Bell Atlantic's telephone companies have filed these tariffs in order to provide customers with ISDN pricing information that can be used in their planning," said John Seazholtz, Bell Atlantic vice president of network technologies and chairman of the ISDN Executive Council of the Corporation for Open Systems International.

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