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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

p20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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2019

...p20 1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3 . 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat in the 5′ UTR that is a feature of fragile X syndrome . 3. p20-CCAAT enhancer-binding protein β ‎ ( CEBP β ‎), a truncated C/EBP β ‎...

interleukin-20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...interleukin-20 ( IL-20 ) One of the IL-10 family of cytokines, produced by monocytes and keratinocytes, and an autocrine factor for keratinocytes. The receptor is up-regulated dramatically in psoriatic skin....

A20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...A20 A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NF κ ‎B activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNF α ‎. It is a dual function enzyme with deubiquitinating and ubiquitin ligase activity that triggers degradation of RIP ( receptor interacting protein kinase ) an essential mediator of the TNF receptor-1 signalling...

G-20

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A Dictionary of Geography (5 ed.)

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...20 ( Group of Twenty ) A group of twenty of the most important economies on the planet. It includes nineteen independent countries along with the European Union: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France † , Germany † , India, Indonesia, Italy † , Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom † , United States, European Union. † = also a member of the...

Science 2.0

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A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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2019

...2.0 A term used to describe the transformation of scientific research that has come about through the extensive use of computers both for the analysis and for the capture of...

web 2.0

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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...2.0 Informal a popular term used to distinguish interactive websites such as blogs , forums , and social media from earlier (pre-2000) uses of the World Wide Web , which tended to publish content with little or no participation from users. This earlier use is sometimes referred to retrospectively as web 1.0 . The term web 2.0 does not mark any technical evolution of the Web, but rather a trend in the usage of available web...

STE20 kinases

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...STE20 kinases A group of serine/threonine kinases involved in regulating a range of processes including the cell cycle, apoptosis, and stress responses. Yeast Ste20p (sterile 20 protein) is a mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase kinase (MAP4K) involved in the mating pathway. The human homologues, of which there are 28, have a conserved kinase domain but a diversity of additional domains involved in interactions with signalling systems and cytoskeletal-regulatory proteins. The Ste20 group kinases are further divided into the p21-activated kinase (...

CSR and CSR 2.0

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

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...the standardized hardware and software of the PC as its delivery platform, rather than on multilevel applications Followed a “one size fits all” standardization through codes, standards, and guidelines to shape its offering Table 2. Web 2.0 Compared with CSR 2.0 Web 2.0 CSR 2.0 Is being defined by watchwords like collective intelligence, collaborative networks , and user participation Is being defined by terms like global commons, innovative partnerships , and stakeholder involvement Includes tools such as social...

brachydont

brachydont  

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Describing teeth that have short crowns relative to the total height of the teeth, such as the molar teeth of humans and anthropoid apes. Compare hypsodont.
undertow

undertow  

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The general seaward flow of water beneath individual breaking waves, in contrast to the more localized rip-current return flow.
return period

return period  

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The frequency, based on statistical analysis of past records, with which a particular environmental hazard may be expected.
Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert-Mayer  

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(1906–1972) German–American physicistMaria Goeppert was born at Kattowitz in Poland and educated at the University of Göttingen where she obtained her PhD in 1930. (She changed her name on marrying ...
Charles Brenton Huggins

Charles Brenton Huggins  

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(1901–1997) Canadian–American surgeonHuggins, who was born at Halifax in Nova Scotia, was educated at Acadia University and at the Harvard Medical School, where he obtained his MD in 1924. After ...
David Joseph Bohm

David Joseph Bohm  

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(1917–92)David Joseph Bohm was born on 20 December 1917 into a Jewish emigrant family in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He studied physics as an undergraduate at Penn State University, receiving his ...
Torsten Nils Wiesel

Torsten Nils Wiesel  

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(1924–) Swedish neurophysiologistWiesel, who was born at Uppsala in Sweden, obtained his MD from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. He moved to America shortly afterward, working first at Johns ...
Thomas Simpson

Thomas Simpson  

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(1710–61)Thomas Simpson was born, on 20 August 1710, and died, on 14 May 1761, at Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. He was buried at Sutton Cheynell in Leicestershire. The son of ...
Clemens Alexander Winkler

Clemens Alexander Winkler  

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(1838–1904) German chemistWinkler was born at Freiberg in Germany and studied at the School of Mines there. He was later appointed to the chair of chemical technology and analytical chemistry at ...
geometric mean

geometric mean  

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In descriptive statistics, the average value of a set of n scores calculated by multiplying the scores together and then extracting the nth root of the resulting product. The geometric mean of two ...
photodissociation

photodissociation  

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The dissociation of a molecule into two or more neutral molecules or atoms by the absorption of ultraviolet radiation or photons at still shorter wavelengths. The production of ozone in the ...
halophile

halophile  

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An extremophile (domain Archaea) that thrives in extremely saline environments.

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