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A20

A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function ...

Arden edition

Arden edition  

A multi-volume edition of Shakespeare which first appeared under the General Editorship of W. J. Craig, from 1891 to 1906, then of R. H. Case, from 1906 to 1924. A plan to revise the original volumes ...
Family Shakespeare

Family Shakespeare  

The Revd Thomas Bowdler (1754–1825) published the 10-volume ‘Family Shakespeare’ in 1818 under his own name, completing the 20-play edition published anonymously by his sister in 1807. His stated ...
good quarto

good quarto  

An edition of a play in quarto printed from an authoritative manuscript, as distinct from a bad quarto.
John Witter

John Witter  

(fl. c.1600–20),a Londoner who married the actor Augustine Phillips's widow in 1606. By remarrying she forfeited her husband's share in the Globe, but five years later John Heminges, who ...
Lucullus

Lucullus  

Sends Timon a gift of greyhounds but refuses to give him a loan, Timon of Athens 3.1.Anne Button
Duke of Bourbon

Duke of Bourbon  

He is a bellicose French nobleman, mentioned as having been taken prisoner, Henry V 4.8.77.Anne Button
Angus

Angus  

A thane, announces Cawdor's lost thaneship in Macbeth 1.2.107–14 and marches against Macbeth in Act 5.Anne Button
William Reynolds

William Reynolds  

(1575–1632/3)a Stratford landowner to whom Shakespeare left 26s. 8d. to buy a mourning ring.Stanley Wells
strain

strain  

A section of a song or dance-based instrumental piece (see Twelfth Night 1.1.4); often repeated with divisions.Jeremy Barlow
Juno

Juno  

Jupiter's consort and goddess of marriage, is played by a spirit in The Tempest's masque of 4.1.Anne Button
Autolycus

Autolycus  

A singing pedlar, deceives and robs the rustics in Acts 4 and 5 of The Winter's Tale.Anne Button
John

John  

A rebel, is among Cade's followers in The First Part of the Contention (2 Henry VI) 4.7.Anne Button
Lancelot

Lancelot  

A clown, servant to Shylock, leaves his service for that of Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice.Anne Button
Calchas

Calchas  

Father of Cressida, is a Trojan priest who has defected to the Greeks in Troilus and Cressida.Anne Button
Borachio

Borachio  

Sponsored by Don John, schemes to make Hero appear unfaithful to Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing.Anne Button
Court, Alexander

Court, Alexander  

He is one of the soldiers who speaks to the disguised King Harry, Henry V 4.1.Anne Button
Lord Bigot

Lord Bigot  

He is one of the noblemen who discover Arthur's body and accuse Hubert, King John 4.3.Anne Button
Alice

Alice  

Catherine's gentlewoman in Henry V, teaches her English, 3.4, and interprets for King Harry and Catherine, 5.2.Anne Button
Constance, Lady

Constance, Lady  

She claims the throne for her son Arthur, and dies after his capture, King John 4.2.122.Anne Button
Old Athenian

Old Athenian  

He is the father of the woman that Lucilius wishes to marry, Timon of Athens 1.1.Anne Button

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