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zipper

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An issue of a package of securities where each part has individual special features. For instance an issue which combined a fixed rate bond and a floating rate note.

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Zipperer

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 7 words.

German: variant of Zipper 3.

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zipper principle

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 27 words.

When on a narrow road, every second car has the right of way. In Norway, a zipper road sign indicates

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zipper <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 440 words.

a promiscuous woman.

1920 Ade Hand-made Fables 284: [She] would give the Gimlet Eye to each Zipper and then rush

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Squirrel Nut Zippers

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 480 words.

A throwback to the world of big band jazz and swing bands, the Squirrel Nut Zippers formed in Chapel Hill,

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basic leucine zipper proteins

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 33 words.

A family of transcription factors (bZIP proteins) with a basic DNA-binding domain and a *leucine zipper region involved in

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ZIPPER, Josef - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 23 words.

Austrian, 19th century, male.

Active in Götzis in 1805.

Painter.

Zipper painted the ceiling in the church in Götzis.

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basic leucine zipper proteins

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A family of transcription factors (bZIP proteins) with a basic DNA-binding domain and a leucine zipper region involved in forming homo- or heterodimers. Examples include AP-1, ATF, and CREB.

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Squirrel Nut Zippers

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A throwback to the world of big band jazz and swing bands, the Squirrel Nut Zippers formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. The original line-up comprised Jim ‘Jimbo’ Mathus ...

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zipper

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An issue of a package of securities where each part has individual special features. For instance an issue which combined a fixed rate bond and a floating rate note.

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zippering

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Process proposed to occur as the membrane of a phagocyte enfolds the particle being engulfed. A progressive adhesive interaction is postulated and supported by the observation that capped...

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zippering

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 50 words.

Process proposed to occur as the membrane of a phagocyte enfolds the particle being engulfed. A progressive adhesive interaction is

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zipper

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 4 words.

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Zipper

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.

1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21).

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zipper

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 105 words.

Agrippa, chipper, clipper, dipper, equipper, flipper, gripper, hipper, kipper, nipper, Pippa, ripper, shipper, sipper, skipper, slipper, stripper, tipper,

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zipper

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 105 words.

Agrippa, chipper, clipper, dipper, equipper, flipper, gripper, hipper, kipper, nipper, Pippa, ripper, shipper, sipper, skipper, slipper, stripper, tipper,

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zipper

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 30 words.

An issue of a package of securities where each part has individual special features. For instance an issue which combined

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Predicting leucine zipper structures from sequence

Jonathan D. Hirst, Michal Vieth, Jeffrey Skolnick and Charles L. Brooks.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 0 words.

The leucine zipper structure is adopted by one family of the coiled coil proteins. Leucine zippers have a characteristic leucine repeat: Leu–X6–Leu–X6–Leu–X6–Leu (where X may be any...

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Perennial Favorites (Squirrel Nut Zippers album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

To mainstream audiences, Squirrel Nut Zippers’ out-of-left-field rise in popularity marked the beginning of the new swing movement’s commercial breakthrough. Yet as Perennial Favorites prov...

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Squirrel Nut Zippers - Perennial Favorites

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 150 words.

To mainstream audiences, Squirrel Nut Zippers’ out-of-left-field rise in popularity marked the beginning of the new swing movement’s commercial breakthrough.

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Computational approaches to identify leucine zippers

Erich Bornberg-Bauer, Eric Rivals and Martin Vingron.

in Nucleic Acids Research

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4151 words.

The leucine zipper is a dimerization domain occurring mostly in regulatory and thus in many oncogenic proteins. The leucine repeat in the sequence has been traditionally used for...

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