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Subject: Music

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 ...

G-20

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
6 words

...20 Abbreviation of Group of...

p20

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...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...

G20

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
81 words

...20 A state-led economic and financial council of wealthy nations consisting of the finance ministers and central bank governors of nineteen countries from around the world, plus the European Union. These major economies represent around 90 per cent of global GDP, 80 per cent of global trade, and two thirds of the world’s population. Founded in 2008 it meets semi-annually to discuss the international financial system and promote financial stability and trade. http://www.g20.org/en Official website of the G20 2012 Mexico...

G20

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A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
284 words

...20 The Group of Twenty (G20) represents a club of states that meets annually to discuss important economic, financial, and political issues. It is made up of the G7 industrialized democratic countries, the five ‘emerging’ BRICS countries, six other economically emerging countries, and the European Union , which together as the G20 represent the twenty largest global economies, generating approximately 85 per cent of global GDP. Originating as a forum for central bankers in 1999 , ongoing economic stability issues, as well as the 2008 Financial Crisis ,...

G-20

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A Dictionary of Geography (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

...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...

Group of 20

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018

...of 20 ( G20 ) A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999 . The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...

Form 20-F

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A Dictionary of Accounting (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
24 words

...20-F In the USA, the form required by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the filing of annual results by non-US...

STE20 kinases

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2019

...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 (...

Group of 20

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History
Length:
89 words

...of 20 ( G20 ) An association of 20 of the world’s largest industrial and emerging powers. Formed in 1999 to extend the concept of the Group of 8 beyond the established industrial nations, its members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the EU, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK, and the USA. It came to prominence in 2008 when a special meeting was called to discuss a coordinated international response to the Credit Crunch...

Web 2.0

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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
36 words

...Web 2.0 ( 2003 ) A concept of the web as a platform for participation in which the consumer is also a producer. See also networked participation ; networked sociality ; participatory culture ; produser ; prosumer ; user-generated content ; wikinomics...

Science 2.0

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A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
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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Current Version:
2016

...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...

Web 2.0

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
686 words

...2.0 ( Social Media ) A term coined in 2004 which has come to represent the second generation, or second decade, of the design, development, and applications of the World Wide Web . The most common characteristics of Web 2.0 are community based: social networking, collaboration, harnessing of collective intelligence, personal interactions with friends and sharing of information, expertise, and personal experience. Examples of collaboration and harnessing of collective intelligence on Web 2.0 are: software developments such as LINUX and knowledge...

Web 2.0

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
138 words

...participation ; online sociality ; participatory culture ; peer-to-peer network ; personalization ; podcasting ; produser ; prosumer ; social media ; social networking site ; streaming ; webcasting ; wikinomics . http://oreilly.com/web2/archive/what-is-web-20.html What is Web 2.0? ...

Part 20 claim

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
297 words

...that they seek to counterclaim against in addition to the claimant, he must bring that party into the proceedings by issuing a Part 20 claim form. Once done, the third party becomes known as the Part 20 defendant . A defendant can issue a Part 20 claim form without requiring permission of the court if it is issued before or at the time of the filing of his defence. Directions in such a case will be dealt with as part of the normal system of case management appropriate to the track to which the case has been allocated. If the time in which the defence must...

7‐20‐8

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The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
337 words

...20‐8 ; or, Casting the Boomerang , ( 1907 ) , a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly . [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady , picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman and her huge dog that both Courtney Corliss (John Drew ), a handsome young man‐about‐town, and the remote Lord Lawntennis decide to seek her out. The Englishman sends an effervescent Italian opera impresario, Signor Tamborini ( William Gilbert ), to do his legwork. Corliss's and Tamborini's search brings them to the country estate of...

Government 2.0

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A Dictionary of Social Media

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
25 words

...Government 2.0 ( Gov 2.0 ) By analogy with Web 2.0 , the use of technology by government to promote greater access, transparency, and...

Antonius (RE 20), Gaius

Antonius (RE 20), Gaius   Reference library

Geoffrey Walter Richardson and Barbara M. Levick

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
112 words

...( RE 20), Gaius , second son of M. Antonius (Creticus) . Caesar 's legate in 49 bc , he was blockaded by a Pompeian fleet ( see pompeius magnus (1), cn. ), on Curicta in the Adriatic and forced to surrender. After his praetorship in 44 he went to Macedonia; the senate rescinded the appointment late in that year. He was besieged and captured in Apollonia by Brutus (March 43); Cicero urged Brutus to execute him. He tried to incite Brutus' troops to mutiny and was put under guard; when Brutus heard of the proscriptions , he was executed (early...

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