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England: see OxfordshireOxfordshire
or Oxon,
county (1991 pop. 553,800), 749 sq mi (1,940 sq km), S central England. The county seat is Oxford. The county comprises five administrative districts: Cherwell, South Oxfordshire, Oxford, Vale of White Horse, and West Oxfordshire.
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However, a wicket deflection saw Oxon increase their advantage just before half-time.
Chlorpyrifos, parathion, and their oxons bind to and desensitize a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: relevance to their toxicities.
A year has passed since the company said it feared the road, which would connect the Churncote roundabout on the A5 to the Holyhead Road at Oxon, could pose a "significant risk" to the water supply in the town.
Toni Delli-Compagni, from Bicester, Oxon, wrote: "So much for Chinese New Year - that was shocking.
Oxon Cove and the adjacent Oxon Hill Farm make for a paradox park--near so many, but known to so few.
This oxon is rapidly hydrolyzed to its specific metabolite TCPy and to diethylphosphate (DEP) by microsomal esterases, which include PON1 and chlorpyrifos oxonase, or by nonenzymatic hydrolysis (Racke 1993).
Entry forms are available from the BFA Offices, Thames View, Newtown Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 1HG.
Marienbard's victory in Europe's end-of-season showpiece earned Bailes, from Peckham in South London, 66 points and gives him a 49-point lead over his nearest pursuer, the Newminster syndicate from Oxon.
The 43-year-old, who was jailed for 60 days by magistrates in Banbury, Oxon, two weeks ago, was freed after her sentence was cut to 28 days at Oxford Crown Court.
Natasha HolmesSmith, described as "happy and hard working", was understood to have been found hanged with a dressing gown cord at her home in Leach Road, Bicester, Oxon, on Saturday afternoon.