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COX

(koks),
Acronym for cyclooxygenase.

Cox

(koks),
H.R., 20th-century U.S. bacteriologist.

cyclooxygenase

(sī″klō-ok′sĭ-jĭ-nās″) [ cyclo- + oxygenase],

COX

Any of several enzymes, e.g., COX-1, COX-2, that make prostaglandins from arachidonic acids. They play a central role in inflammatory diseases, blood clotting, pain, and cellular proliferation.

COX

See CYCLO-OXYGENASE.

COX

cyclo-oxygenase
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It is self-fertile again, which is unusual for apples, but it does mean if you only want one apple tree in your garden the new Cox's Orange Pippin self-fertile is the one for you.
made with Cox's Orange Pippins, the Golden includes Lavendar apples Golden Delicious and the non-alcoholic Apple Pie has Russets Herefordshire and pear puree.
Cox's Orange Pippin apples proved the most baffling, with only 13% correctly naming their ripening season as being October and November.
Cox's Orange Pippin apples baffled most with only 13 per cent correctly naming their season as October and November.
If greengrocers were running a similar scheme with their sales of apples (send us 1,200 Cox's orange pippin cores and we'll give you a tennis ball) I'd back that too - but they're not.
MRS Barnbrook of Stourton has two five-year-old James Grieves and a Cox's Orange Pippin which seem to produce small fruit which after a few weeks disappears.
One might be a Bramley, another a Cox's Orange Pippin and a third a Russet.
Cox's orange pippin, for example, introduced in 1850 did not become widely known until the end of the century.
Some of the best varieties can be difficult to grow, such as Cox's Orange Pippin which is prone to disease and doesn't do well in the cold.
A nice crisp Cox's Orange Pippin, Bramley or D'Arcy Spice is better than any shiny, waxy, bright green offering from far flung parts of the globe.
The famous Cox's Orange Pippin was first created in the 1800s, when Middlesex market gardener Richard Cox cross-bred a Ribston Pippin with an unknown variety of apple.
e) One apple is a cooking variety: Cox's Orange Pippin, Bramley's Seedling, Discovery.