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hox

(hɒks)
vb (tr)
to hamstring, to hock
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy archaic rare a hamstring
2. (Genetics) genetics a homeobox or homeotic gene
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The best example of tool kit genes is called Hox genes, which control segmental patterning during development.
With this clarified, and as the program does not calculate p-values, the Hox (1995) criteria are used, in which a parameter is significant (the null hypothesis in which this is zero is rejected) if it is at least double the standard error (Table 6).
Los genes Hox codifican para factores de transcripcion que regulan la embriogenesis y la hematopoyesis.
Ademas, se puede caer en la llamada falacia ecologica por la cual se otorgan incorrectamente las caracteristicas del contexto a los sujetos (Hill & Rowe, 1996; Hox, 1998; Goldstein, 2003).
The method described by Hox (2002) was used for building the final multilevel model.
theme addresses itself to the massively complex interactions of hox (to be described below), epigenetic factors, types of rnas called sirna and microrna, both of which modulate gene expression, and so on.
Members of the Antennapedia class of homeobox genes, known as Hox genes, are believed to be pivotal in regulating vertebrate craniofacial development and controlling morphogenesis and the growth of the proximal-distal axis.
Segundo Hox e Bechger (1998), a MEE proporciona um arcabouco geral e conveniente de procedimentos de analise de dados que incluem varios procedimentos tradicionais de analise de dados multivariados.
Inclusion has not succeeded in providing adolescents with visual impairments with a personal network similar to that of sighted adolescents (Hatlen, 2004; Kef, Hox, & Habekothe, 2000).
Secondly, it involves potential statistical problems of disaggregation, intra-class correlation, and misestimated precision (Barcikowksi 1981, Bliese/Hanges 2004, Bryk/Raudenbush 1992, Hox 1997).
Forget spelling tests, these pupils have been learning how to do straddles, nappies, crucifixes and hox this week.
To further examine these results, we conducted confirmatory factor analyses based on the full information maximum-likelihood estimated team-level and individual-level covariance matrices separately, following the multivariate approach described by Hox (2002).