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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.
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As in Germany, any handy evergreen tree might be uprooted for the purpose; yews, box trees, pines or firs.
A botanist at Charles Sturt University, Dr Geoff Burrows, has found that these [one box trees produce less seed than those in woodland, and their seeds are also less viable.
Prices range from pounds 12.99 for a fabric side-table display to pounds 90 for a pair of Versailles planters containing box trees. The Purple Gift Bag comes with its own pocket of water so you don't need a vase.
The site will be extensively landscaped and the area to the west of the Institute building (towards the lake) is likely to be planted with native species and dry grasses, while a boardwalk is planned which will span the area between two heritage apple box trees. The new building will provide additional challenges.
Box trees have been successfully grown in the eastern United States as landscape trees.
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