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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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Upon checking, the PCG and BFAR found that 79 of the 162 fish tubs in the vessel contained positive blasted fish with an estimated market value of P3.24 million.
"Often an expensive garden luxury, Lidl's affordable hot tub has been designed with state-of-the-art features to transform any garden into a tranquil oasis or sea of fun," Lidl explains.
Regardless of permit requirements, many home hot tub systems are installed without the owners obtaining permits.
Technically, its advanced automation and accurate label placement enables high speed manufacturing of this hot-fill tub.
Each tub is also built with an airjet massage system.
The hot tub stores 1190 litres of water and can be used all year round - as long as you do not have a hosepipe ban in your area after the recent spate of hot weather.
Retail boss Douglas, 51, said: "Hot Price Tubs sent an engineer in March but the panels he brought were too big and had to be cut.
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.
Here hot tub expert Samantha Murphy runs through five ways customers have totally transformed their gardens to a place of tranquility - right out back!
Several factors can influence your decision to use a tub, including the needs of the rest of the family as well as the number of available bathing units in the house.
Many of our customers buy a tub simply for health and relaxation.