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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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This situation is typical throughout the broad arc of woodlands dominated by ironbarks and box trees, which characterise much of the wheat-sheep belt of Victoria, New South Wales and parts of southern Queensland.
The garden will contain no flowers and few colours, displaying geometrically positioned evergreens such as yew and box trees to create an architectural and minimalist effect.
Despite having a mortgage to pay, the business proved fruitful and Nyree started renting premises at the Box Trees Arts and Crafts Centre in Solihull.
Solihull based DogwatchUK is finalising plans for its annual dog show at Box Trees Craft Centre, on the A34, Hockley Heath, on May 19.
Box trees and evergreens would be planted to screen the gray parking garage and soften its impact on the surrounding neighborhood, according to city planners.
The garden will contain no flowers and very few colours, displaying geometrically- positioned evergreens such as yew and box trees to create an architectural and minimalist effect.
In 1999, a public inquiry was held into applications by Blue Boar at Catherine de Barnes and another by Shirley Estates to build an area at Junction 4 near Box Trees Farm Road, in Shirley, A Government inspector threw out Shirley Estates' application and granted interim planning permission to Blue Boar on condition it fine-tuned its plans taking into account the Grade II listed Walford Hall Farm.