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Meaning of "homeobox" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMEOBOX

homeobox  [ˈhɒmɪəʊˌbɒks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMEOBOX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Homeobox is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOMEOBOX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Homeobox

A homeobox is a DNA sequence found within genes that are involved in the regulation of patterns of anatomical development in animals, fungi and plants.

Definition of homeobox in the English dictionary

The definition of homeobox in the dictionary is a particular sequence of DNA found in genes that regulate cell development.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOMEOBOX


beatbox
ˈbiːtˌbɒks
brainbox
ˈbreɪnˌbɒks
cashbox
ˈkæʃˌbɒks
chatterbox
ˈtʃætəˌbɒks
econobox
ɪˈkɒnəʊˌbɒks
gearbox
ˈɡɪəˌbɒks
gogglebox
ˈɡɒɡəlˌbɒks
hotbox
ˈhɒtˌbɒks
inbox
ˈɪnˌbɒks
jukebox
ˈdʒuːkˌbɒks
lunchbox
ˈlʌntʃˌbɒks
mailbox
ˈmeɪlˌbɒks
matchbox
ˈmætʃˌbɒks
outbox
ˈaʊtˌbɒks
postbox
ˈpəʊstˌbɒks
sandbox
ˈsændˌbɒks
showbox
ˈʃəʊˌbɒks
skybox
ˈskɑɪˌbɒks
soapbox
ˈsəʊpˌbɒks
strongbox
ˈstrɒŋˌbɒks

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMEOBOX

homemaking
homeobox gene
homeomeric
homeomerous
homeomery
homeomorph
homeomorphic
homeomorphism
homeomorphous
homeomorphy
homeopath
homeopathic
homeopathically
homeopathist
homeopathy
homeosis
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeoteleuton

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMEOBOX

black box
box
collection box
dialog box
glory box
glove box
jack-in-the-box
light box
lunch box
music box
out of the box
PO box
set-top box
six-speed gearbox
suggestion box
telephone box
the box
think outside the box
tool box
toolbox

Synonyms and antonyms of homeobox in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «homeobox» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMEOBOX

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Translator English - Chinese

同源
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

homeobox
570 millions of speakers

English

homeobox
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

homeobox
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

homeobox
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гомеобокс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homeobox
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

homeobox
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

homéobox
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Homeobox
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Homöobox
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホメオボックス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호 메오 박스 (homeobox)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Homeobox
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

homeobox
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

homeobox
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Homeobox
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

homeoboks
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

homeobox
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

homeobox
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гомеобокс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

homeobox
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

homeobox
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

homeobox
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

homeobox
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

homeobox
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homeobox

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOBOX»

The term «homeobox» is normally little used and occupies the 110.861 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMEOBOX» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «homeobox» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «homeobox» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about homeobox

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMEOBOX»

Discover the use of homeobox in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to homeobox and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Murine Homeobox Gene Control of Embryonic Patterning and ...
Despite this mammalian predilection, a common thread to each of these reviews is the underlying importance of what has been learned about homeoprotein function in other animal species, particularly arthropods like Drosophila.
T. Lufkin, 2003
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Master Control Genes in Development and Evolution: The ...
In this fascinating book, one of the world's most eminent developmental biologists discusses some of the exciting new insights into how genes control development.
Walter J. Gehring, 1998
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New Scientist
Body plan gene caught in the act Excess homeobox RNA disturbs segmentation on the injected side (bottom half of both sections) of the tadpole of the African clawed toad, while the non-injected side develops normally Alga increases its ...
4
Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology
Hoineo Domain (Continued) HOXA11 Homeobox protein HoxA11 HOXC11 Homeobox protein HoxC11 HOXD11 Homeobox protein HoxD11 HOXC12 Homeobox protein HoxC12 HOXD12 Homeobox protein HoxD12 HOXA13 Homeobox ...
Stefan Offermanns
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Hematopoiesis : A Developmental Approach: A Developmental ...
General Overview This chapter will review the growing evidence for a role of the homeobox gene family in hematopoietic development. A number of these genes are expressed in stage- and lineage- restricted patterns in blood cells, and ...
Harvard Medical School Leonard I. Zon Associate Professor, 2001
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Arthropod Relationships
It also might imply that homeobox genes can either provide insights into how overtly tagmatized arthropods evolved from a presumably homonomous, annelid- like ancestor, a scenario advanced by Snodgrass (1938), or at least furnish data  ...
Richard A. Fortey, Richard H. Thomas, 1998
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The Physiology of Human Growth
It is of interest that the helix turn helix domain in the case of the A homeobox family shows a high level of conservation, suggesting a functional role in DNA binding. This possibilty has been strengthened by direct experimentation which ...
James Mourilyan Tanner, Michael A. Preece, 1989
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Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Expert Consult (2-Volume Set)
The protein binds to DNA, allowing the transcription factor to regulate the expression of other genes.This specific conserved region is known as the homeobox. Genes containing the homeobox are therefore called homeobox genes (reviewed ...
Richard A. Polin, William W. Fox, Steven H. Abman, 2011
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Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure, and Function
The fact that each of the fields expresses differing combinations of patterning homeobox genes supports this theory. The clone model proposes that each tooth class is derived from a clone of ectomesenchymal cells programmed by epithelium ...
Antonio Nanci, 2008
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development
Homeobox genes are involved in both systems. Kenneth M.Weiss, David W. Stock and Zhiyong Zhao See also 'Human growth from an evolutionary perspective' (2.3), 'Growth of the human embryo' (4.3) and 'Developmental morphology of the ...
Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMEOBOX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term homeobox is used in the context of the following news items.
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A master gene determines whether cells become pancreatic or liver …
Ray Dunn first came across the 'pancreatic and duodenal homeobox 1' (Pdx1) gene as a PhD student in the USA. "There was a lab around the ... «Medical Xpress, Jul 15»
2
Shox2 is required for the proper development of the facial motor …
Similarly, the paired-like homeobox 2b (Phox2b) gene, which is expressed in both proliferating progenitors and post-mitotic motor neurons, ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
3
Eye doc decodes tears, finds rogue gene
He studied genes expressed in tears and corneal epithelium and identified the culprit (gene) as Visual System Homeobox 1 or VSX 1. Over 500 ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Novel mutations in PAX6, OTX2 and NDP in anophthalmia …
Article | PubMed | ISI | CAS |; Larsen KB, Lutterodt MC, Mollgard K, Moller M: Expression of the homeobox genes OTX2 and OTX1 in the early ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
5
Rs7193343 polymorphism in zinc finger homeobox 3 (ZFHX3) gene …
The previous genome-wide studies have shown that rs7193343 single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in zinc finger homeobox 3 (ZFHX3) ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
6
Increased expression of Six1 correlates with progression and …
Sineoculis homeobox homolog 1 (Six1), normally a developmentally restricted transcriptional regulator, is frequently dysregulated in mutiple ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
7
Metformin induces ER stress-dependent apoptosis through miR-708 …
MiR-708-5p has a tumor-suppressive role by targeting zinc-finger E-box-binding homeobox 2 as well as polycomb ring-finger oncogene (BMI1) ... «Nature.com, Jun 15»
8
A role for VAX2 in correct retinal function revealed by a novel …
ATP6V1B1 lies adjacent to the gene encoding the homeobox domain protein VAX2, at 2p13.3. To date, no human phenotype has been ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jun 15»
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Secret to the life-long activity of a stem cell niche
Dr. Thomas Laux, a biologist from the University of Freiburg, has identified the transcription factor WUSCHEL HOMEOBOX (WOX) 5 as the ... «News-Medical.net, Jun 15»
10
Properties of different selection signature statistics and a new …
... gene located on GGA3, the orthodenticle homeobox 2 (OTX2) gene located on GGA5 and the endothelin 3 (EDN3) gene located on GGA20. «Nature.com, May 15»
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