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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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I gave a request to change the address to my post box number.
But instead of giving contact details and the name and address of the surgery, the advert has asked all interested people to respond to a PO box number.
Collection enhancements allow the IPP to program high, medium and low coin box full amounts, the reporting of the actual date and time of collection, box number reporting, a "box out" bit in CDRs, and automatic clearing of totals with collection.
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The first box contained slime and fly pupae, while box number two was filled with emu eggs which smashed on his head.
The winners will be drawn at 4pm next Tuesday, March 27, from everyone who has joined the club by then, whether by phone on our hotline or by mail to our PO box number - see the club form for details.
This voucher is worth 25p plus 1p handling fee and it must be passed to your supplying Trinity Mirror Group wholesaler by 2nd June 2012 Retail Box Number TO THE WHOLESALER Please pass a miscellaneous credit of 25p plus 1p handling fee to the newsagent detailed above.
Anyone wishing to comment can write - quoting the phone box number - to the Development Manager, Planning and Regeneration Services, Northgate House, Halifax, HX1 1UN or e-mail town.
Payment was sent to a box number, traced to the flat in the quiet, affluent street and to 35-year-old Neil Paget.
The caller gave his name as George Mate from GL Club and asked the woman to send cash to a PO Box number in Vancouver, with reference to the names Gold Seal, Gold Package and Golden Luck.