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Pribnow box

[′prib‚nō ‚bäks]
(cell and molecular biology)
In prokaryotes, a highly conserved sequence element located upstream from the transcriptional start site to which binds the sigma subunit of the ribonucleic acid polymerase.
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Laboratory results are normally combined with in situ thermal conductivity measurements, because the assessments of the thermal conductivities by laboratory methods are difficult to extrapolate to in situ conditions for deep boreholes (Pribnow and Sass 1995).
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Zhou, Q.-Y., Grandy, D.K., Thambi, L., Kushner, J.A., Van Tol, H.M.M., Cone, R., Pribnow, D., Salon, J., Bunzow, J.R., Civelli, O., 1990.
It has also been suggested to use the geometric mean [[lambda].sub.U*L] of these parameters to describe a mixture of equal amounts of randomly distributed parallel and series arrangements in a layered medium (Beck & Beck 1965; Pribnow & Sass 1995):