Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative capitalization of FLOX
  • v. To add fluorine to liquid-oxygen rocket fuel
  • v. To sandwich a DNA sequence between two recombinase binding sequences such as "loxP"

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A simplified spelling of phlox.

Etymologies

Abbreviation of "flanked by loxP" (Wiktionary)
Blend of fluorine and liquid oxygen (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Wwox Intron 1 in the same orientation as the pK-11 LoxP site in order to "flox"

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  • The flowers Maggie had planted alongside the path—blue stasis, white flox, and dusty pink echinacea—flopped to one side, in one last burst of glory before the frosty nights set in.

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  • They have taken an antibiotic of this kind and in the name of the substance there is often the words – flox or ox, i.e. ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin.

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  • Pest or not, I like to see the sphinx moths around our flox in the summer.

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  • After inspecting the cavalry, Sir Everard again conducted his nephew to the library, where he produced a letter, carefully folded, surrounded by a little stripe of flox-silk, according to ancient form, and sealed with an accurate impression of the Waverley coat-of-arms.

    Waverley

  • Later in the season come the larger and more brilliantly tinted flowers, the wild purple larkspur, the great yellow buttercup, and the lilac flox.

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  • But the marvel of the group is an orange-colored blossom, of a most rare and singular fragrance, growing somewhat in the style of the flox.

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

  • Besides the above-mentioned flowers, we saw wild roses and buttercups and flox and privet, and whole acres of the wand-like lily.

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

  • After inspecting the cavalry, Sir Everard again conducted his nephew to the library, where he produced a letter, carefully folded, surrounded by a little stripe of flox-silk, according to ancient form, and sealed with an accurate impression of the

    Waverley — Complete

  • Rap1flox/flox MEFs by retroviral infection with the Cre recombinase.

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