Xanthus


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Xan·thus

 (zăn′thəs)
An ancient city of Lycia in present-day southwest Turkey. It was besieged and taken by the Persians (c. 546 bc) and the Romans (c. 42 bc). Both times the residents destroyed the city before surrendering.

Xanthus

(ˈzænθəs)
n
(Placename) the chief city of ancient Lycia in SW Asia Minor: source of some important antiquities

Xan•thus

(ˈzæn θəs)

n.
an ancient city of Lycia, in SW Asia Minor.
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He was owned by two masters in succession, both inhabitants of Samos, Xanthus and Jadmon, the latter of whom gave him his liberty as a reward for his learning and wit.
Sarpedon and Glaucus led the Lycians from their distant land, by the eddying waters of the Xanthus.
Now Xanthus and Gorgus, son of Midas the king, heard his epics and invited him to compose a epitaph for the tomb of their father on which was a bronze figure of a maiden bewailing the death of Midas.
Along the way, she is given as a tribute to Xanthus, a strangely tenderhearted gladiator who is the Champion of Rome, who hides a dark secret.
Other topics include the regulation of cell polarity in motility and cell division in Myxococcus xanthus, microbiota-based therapies for Clostridium difficile and antibiotic-resistant enteric infections, the critical roles of polysaccharides in gut microbial ecology and physiology, predator versus pathogen: how predatory Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus interfaces with the challenges of killing gram-negative pathogens in a host setting, and variant gene expression and anti-gene variation by malaria parasites.
we find Xanthus of Lydia (who had lived under Persian occupation) reporting that "when a man wants to take another man's wife as his own, he does so without force or secrecy but with mutual consent and approval.
Dr Brady has recently served as entrepreneur in Residence at Domain Associates, as well as was part of Xanthus Life SciencesInc and Phenome Sciences earlier in his career.
Pinski is a member of a Speakers' Bureau for Janssen, Astellas, and Dendreon and is currently or has participated in clinical trials for Xanthus Life Sciences, Sanofi-Aventis, Eli Lilly, Cougar Biotechnology, and Millenium Pharmaceuticals.
The city of Carthage rising in the distance becomes Troy, a nearby hill and stream become Ida and Xanthus, respectively, and a stone or rock becomes Priam--a stone or rock being more congruous than a statue in the context of the other topographical features.
2011), hypothesized that Trabectedin (ET-743; D'Incalci & Galmarini 2010) is the product of a marine bacterial symbiont Ecteinascidia turbinata because of its structural similarities to secondary metabolites of the bacterial species Myxococcus xanthus, Streptomyces lavendulae, and Pseudomonasfluorescens (Arai et al.
Ah, Xanthus, am I to thy roof beguiled "To see the--the--the Devil domiciled?
Cell density dependent growth of Myxococcus xanthus on casein.