BNC

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BNC

(hardware)
A connector for coaxial cable such as that used for some video connections and RG58 "cheapernet" connections. A BNC connector has a bayonet-type shell with two small knobs on the female connector which lock into spiral slots in the male connector when it is twisted on.

Different sources expand BNC as Bayonet Navy Connector, British Naval Connector, Bayonet Neill Concelman, or Bayonet Nut Connection.
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The gene had initially been named BNC1 based its role in brain cancer.
Research and development expenses increased to $5,045,154 in the second quarter of fiscal 1997, compared to $2,796,727 in the second quarter of fiscal 1996, in part due to accelerated glioma research activities which led to the recent discovery of the BNC1 brain cancer gene.
Anderson, inactivation of BNC1 is believed to advance the malignant nature of tumors, which involves the ability of cancer cells to spread in the body.