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One of a number of obesity related genes; mice with a defective tubby gene (homolog to TUB) become obese gradually, like humans. TUB encodes a bipartite transcription factor which may play a role in obesity and sensorineural degradation

tub

(tŭb) [ME. tubbe]
1. A receptacle for bathing.
2. The use of a cold bath.
3. To treat by using a cold bath.
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We couldn't take long, hot showers in the travel trailer, and we didn't even have a clean surface where we could stretch, so we figured the ability to soak in a hot tub would do wonders for our bodies.
In the heart of Dalton de Dale, County Durham, behind a retaining sleeper wall, sits a little piece of tranquillity, in the form of best-selling hot tub, The Cyclone.
Realtors will tell you to be very careful when removing the tub primarily when there's only one bathroom if resale is in the foreseeable future.
We are definitely seeing a new health side to the hot tub market.
Slice through all the caulked seams in corners and where the surround panels meet the tub.
Don't use screws; it will cause the tub to rust prematurely.
In three months, remove bricks from bottom tub and set it inside the top tub.
It has a great location and we are pleased to have Greg on board as we know he has a vast knowledge and will ensure people understand the many benefits of hot tub ownership.
When it was delivered last year, the hot tub - which had an inbuilt music system - had to be lifted over the boundary fence by a crane because it was too wide to fit through the property's gate.
BEST for choice of flavours (4) MARKS & SPENCER Luscious Lemon Meringue Pie, Sticky Toffee Honeycomb Heaven, Stunning Strawberry Eton Mess, 500ml tubs, pounds 3.
Experts have recommended placing slip resistant surfacing in and around the hot tub and limiting time and temperature of hot tub exposure to 10-15 minutes at no more than 104A F can help prevent injuries.
In the process, they made a new hot tub the focal point of the project.