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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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The Linux Box has in-depth expertise and an excellent track record in supporting open source applications," noted Michael Walton, CEO and founder of Opsera Limited.
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Even if compliance is not a key requirement, email activity represents a record of organizational communications that should be archived and made retrievable," said Elizabeth Ziph, CEO, The Linux Box.
The Linux Box currently provides professional, commercial services for companies looking to gain competitive advantage, reduce IT costs and increase the control they have over their open source technologies.
As an official Canonical Silver Solution Provider Partner, The Linux Box will sell, install and support customized Ubuntu-based solutions to organizations running Linux systems.
We are very pleased to welcome The Linux Box in joining our cause and look forward to their active involvement in articulating the true value open source delivers to the U.
July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Box, a professional services organization specializing in open source technology, is marking its ten-year anniversary by adding custom software products to its suite of services.
Quoting International Data Corporation figures, the company said it believes compound annual growth rate in Linux box shipments to reach around 25% in the coming year, compared to around 12% for other client/server operating systems.
I can do a complete bare metal restore on a Linux box in less than 20 minutes, which I wasn't able to do prior.
June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Box, a professional services organization specializing in open source technology and the Linux platform, has appointed Feintuch Communications as agency of record.