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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 ...

Numerical Notation

Numerical Notation  

The common numerals in ancient Mesoamerica were composed of bars with value 5 and dots with value 1. Since number systems in the region were vigesimal (base 20), numerals for ...
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 ...
education in the industrial age

education in the industrial age  

Canada's transition to an industrial society was in full swing by the first decade of the 20th century, and Canadians greeted this development with both enthusiasm and concern. They cherished ...
Harlem Riots

Harlem Riots  

[This entry contains three subentries, on the riots of 1935, 1943, and 1967.]The riot that occurred in Harlem, New York, on 19–20 March 1935 can be perceived as part ...
Harold Ford, Sr.

Harold Ford, Sr.  

(b. 20 May 1945),member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Harold Eugene Ford Sr. was elected to Congress from what was then Tennessee's Eighth District in 1974 (the state ...
protectorate

protectorate  

‘An arrangement may be entered into whereby one state, while retaining to some extent its separate identity as a state, is subject to a kind of guardianship by another state. ...
Westminster School

Westminster School  

Was founded shortly after the building of Westminster abbey. Henry VIII made the last abbot the first dean of the school in 1540. It was refounded by Elizabeth I 20 years later, connecting the school ...
global city

global city  

A central location for the leading industries of globalization; specifically financial and specialist business services, with their own forms of production as ‘control centres’ of the world economy ...
Colonialism

Colonialism  

Colonialism was the effort by nineteenth-century European powers to control, exploit, and inhabit other parts of the world, particularly Africa. Following Britain's abolition of the slave trade in ...
Sydney James Butlin

Sydney James Butlin  

(1910–77)pioneered the historical study of Australian money and banking according to rigorous professional standards. He was a member of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Sydney from 1934 ...
British–Australian relations

British–Australian relations  

Were at first more than relations because Britain's assertions of sovereignty over the eastern half of the continent in 1788, and over the rest of the country in 1824, 1829 ...
Aboriginal art

Aboriginal art  

Is among the oldest in the world. Work produced today is quite similar to that produced over 20 000 years ago as bark paintings, rock paintings and engravings, and body painting. ...
plaza

plaza  

[Co]An open square in ancient cities of the New World used as a focus for meetings and events.
Winchester College

Winchester College  

In about 1330 William of Wykeham attended a grammar school in Winchester. He later incorporated it in a new establishment, St Mary College of Winchester, founded by charter on 20 October 1382. The ...
African Methodist Episcopal Church

African Methodist Episcopal Church  

The first church in the USA to be made up entirely of African-Americans. It came into being in 1787 when those with black skin refused to be segregated in the ...
reproductive Health

reproductive Health  

Aspects of health that affect reproductive performance. Factors that enhance reproductive performance include physical fitness, adequate nutritional status, and good health. Issues of concern to ...
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee  

(SNCC). This organization was founded at a 1960 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, to give students a voice in the civil rights movement. Ella Baker, executive director of the Southern ...
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake  

(30 August 1912–7 August 2011).Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Wake was raised in Sydney from the age of 20 months, leaving in 1932 to travel to Europe. She married ...
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament  

(London). The competition for the Houses of Parliament was won in 1836 by Sir Charles Barry in the required ‘Gothic or Elizabethan’ style. Construction started in 1840, but the building was ...
tariff

tariff  

A scale of charges. In economics a tariff was originally a schedule of taxes on imports; it now refers to the actual import duties. An ad valorem tariff is set as a percentage of the price of the ...

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