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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 ...

Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry  

(1902–20),the first IRA man to be executed in the Anglo‐Irish War. Barry was caught while taking part in a raid on a military lorry collecting bread in Church Street ...
Dominique Dawes

Dominique Dawes  

(b. 20 November 1976), gymnast and Olympic medalist.Although she had already established a stellar record in the arena of women’s gymnastics by the time she was twenty years old ...
Jane Cooke Wright

Jane Cooke Wright  

(b. 20 November 1919), cancer researcher and medical educator.Jane Cooke Wright demonstrates in her life the importance of family, institutions, and the professions to African American women. Wright ...
Drusilla Dunjee Houston

Drusilla Dunjee Houston  

(b. 20 June 1876; d. 8 February 1941), historian, journalist, and teacher.One of the most important African American women in the history of Oklahoma, Drusilla Dunjee Houston was a ...
Eva Jessye

Eva Jessye  

(b. 20 January 1895; d. 21 February 1992), composer and musical director.In the 1989 book titled I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America, by Brian ...
David A. Paterson

David A. Paterson  

(b. 20 May 1954),the first African American governor of New York and the fourth African American governor of a U.S. state. Paterson also made history as the first legally ...
Judy Baca

Judy Baca  

(b. 1946),artist and activist. Judith Baca was born September 20, 1946, into a woman-centered, Spanish-speaking family in Huntington Park, California. When her family moved to Pacoima, Judy was not ...
Don King

Don King  

(b. 20 August 1931),boxing promoter. Donald King was born to Clarence King, a steelworker, and Hattie King, in Cleveland, Ohio. Don King's father died in 1941 in a steel ...
Henry Marshall Tory

Henry Marshall Tory  

(1864–1947).Born in Port Shoreham, Nova Scotia, Tory was perhaps the most significant educational institution builder and promoter of scientific research of the 20th century. Following his father's ...
William the Atheling

William the Atheling  

(c. 1102–20).Heir to the thrones of England and Normandy, as the son of a Norman father (Henry I) and an English mother (Queen Matilda), he represented the hope of reconciliation between the two ...
Miriam Colón

Miriam Colón  

(b. 1936),actress, director, and producer. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on August 20, 1936, Miriam Colón has been called a legendary pioneer and the grand lady of Hispanic and ...
Mexicanus, Codex

Mexicanus, Codex  

The Codex Mexicanus is a late-sixteenth-century native manuscript with calendrical, genealogical, historical, and biblical contents presented in both pictures and prose. It is a small manuscript ...
Antigonish Movement

Antigonish Movement  

A movement of self-help through adult education and community economic development, usually through co-operatives. It grew out of rural conferences in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, early in the 20th ...
aeronautical industry

aeronautical industry  

Following the rapid development of powered flight at the beginning of the 20th cent., aircraft manufacture, in common with many other strategic industries, was given a great stimulus during the ...
Dumnocoveros

Dumnocoveros  

Is only recorded in coins of the Coritani, whose territory comprised modern Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, in association with Volisius. They have been dated c.ad 20–45.
schoolmistresses

schoolmistresses  

From the late 18th century until the early 20th, the paid work most typically undertaken by young women, apart from their employment as servants, was teaching. Traditionally this work took ...
pulp and paper industry

pulp and paper industry  

During the 20th century, the pulp and paper industry came to be established in every province in Canada but Prince Edward Island. While it started from humble beginnings—it was a ...
Tulum

Tulum  

A major Late Postclassic-period Maya archaeological site, on the eastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, situated at 87.4°W, 20.2°N, about 125 kilometers (80 ...
Inuit art

Inuit art  

A phenomenon of the second half of the 20th century, has developed out of the exchange between two cultures. Canada's vast North had remained largely untouched by Western civilization until ...
Grain

Grain  

A 1926 prairie novel by Robert J. C. Stead (1880–1959) that focuses realistically on the problems of the farm and its mechanization in the early 20th century. On the one ...

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