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RBM14

A gene on chromosome 11q13.2 that encodes a coactivating protein that may function as a nuclear receptor coactivator, enhancing transcription through other coactivators (e.g., NCOA6 and CITED1) or as a transcriptional repressor, depending on the expressed isoform.

sip

(sĭp) [ME. sippen]
1. To take a small quantity of liquid or nourishment into the mouth.
2. A small quantity of liquid, i.e., the amount that can be taken into the mouth with gentle suction.
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The very few glasses of Lafitte that I had sipped had the effect of rendering me drowsy, and I felt inclined to take a nap of some fifteen or twenty minutes, as is my custom after dinner.
She controlled herself, sat down, poured out a fresh cup of tea, and sipped it quietly.
He felt in no mood for conversation, and as he sipped his absinth he let his mind run rather sorrowfully over the past few weeks of his life.
Gordon Jones, who had moved his chair a little closer to his host's side, looked reflectively around the dining-room as he sipped his port.
Aynesworth sipped his whisky and Apollinaris, and lit a cigarette.