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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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He admitted confronting his fellow prisoner about the ghetto blaster but denied being annoyed by loud music.
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In 1983, Malcolm guested on my Radio Clyde show to promote his album Duck Rock, wielding a huge graffitied ghetto blaster with fake buffalo horns.
Now, get out your lino, stick on your ghetto blaster and don your cap as Breakdance - and its sequel Breakdance 2 Electric Boogaloo -
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Portable music meant carrying a ghetto blaster around on your shoulder until the batteries ran out.
Indeed, Waylon's movement constitutes a tight circuit within his home and around its queen, to be broken only when, in a couple of magical narrative turns, he changes into a German shepherd that ultimately--after being dropped into a turkey fryer by Carl, a pig slaughterer who has been flirting with Nora--births a ghetto blaster.
When Dunne's coffin was lowered into the family plot - beside his brother James who had killed himself less than a month before - a friend with a ghetto blaster played the version of Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin.
Despite the ghetto blaster effects - a Bach Sinfonia sounded like a fairground organ, and Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries should have had a health warning - the music's detail was often remarkably clear.
You can almost hear the soundtrack blaring from a ghetto blaster as you read: a thrashing but intriguing medley of Blondie, the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC.