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COX

(koks),
Acronym for cyclooxygenase.

Cox

(koks),
H.R., 20th-century U.S. bacteriologist.

cyclooxygenase

(sī″klō-ok′sĭ-jĭ-nās″) [ cyclo- + oxygenase],

COX

Any of several enzymes, e.g., COX-1, COX-2, that make prostaglandins from arachidonic acids. They play a central role in inflammatory diseases, blood clotting, pain, and cellular proliferation.

COX

See CYCLO-OXYGENASE.

COX

cyclo-oxygenase
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Q I have a Cox's Orange Pippin apple tree which had been doing poorly for several years.
I've deliberately not included Cox's Orange Pippin because it requires too much spraying to keep it in good condition.
Her slowly rotating apple tree bears a crop of gilded bronze apples, recalling the exotic Cox's Orange Pippin which was a novel delicacy in Victorian times.
For the vanilla parfait: 175g unrefined golden caster sugar 6 fresh, free-range egg yolks 570ml double cream The seeds of 4 large vanilla pods For the strudel: 600g Cox's Orange Pippin (or similar) apple, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm dice 6 sheets of fresh filo pastry (about 40 x 30cm) 100g hazelnuts, skinned and roasted 100g juicy sultanas 100g ground almonds 50g fresh breadcrumbs 50ml Calvados 200g caster sugar 100g salted butter 120g unsalted butter Maldon salt icing sugar, for dusting For the salted caramel: 140g unsalted butter 200g unrefined golden caster sugar 800ml double cream Maldon salt Extras: Baking parchment Pastry brush Method: Make the vanilla parfait first; split the vanilla pods and scrape the seeds into a bowl or the bowl of a food mixer.
Apple varieties such as Braeburn, Cox's Orange Pippin and Granny Smith will last for months if stored properly.
2 WORCESTER, Pearmains, Bramleys, Early Windsors, Knobby Russet and Cox's Orange Pippin are some of the 1,200 varieties of apple grown in Britain.
Cox's Orange Pippin trees, one of the English apple varieties used in Copella's juice, will be offered to Sainsbury's customers who collect tokens from special 750ml Copella bottles.
One of the most popular apples, Cox's Orange Pippin, is particularly susceptible.
I think Richard Cox of Buckinghamshire (who grew the Cox's Orange Pippin apple) may have nabbed it and renamed it the Cox's Emperor," said Ian, 61, who will be talking about the fruit at the second Denbigh Plum Festival in the town centre on Saturday.
EXPERT TIP: For a small garden, choose a selffertile apple such as the aromatic, juicy and crisp Cox's Orange Pippin which has been grafted on to a dwarf rootstock.
Ledbury-based Jus Apples scooped both top awards--the Tastiest Apple Juice competition with its single variety Cox's Orange Pippin juice and the Tastiest Breakfast Juice Award with its Discovery apple juice.
But how about Cox's Orange Pippin or Westfield Seek-No-Further?