Definition of Hogness box in English:

Hogness box

noun

Genetics
  • = TATA box.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Experientia. From the name of David Swenson Hogness (b. 1925), U.S. geneticist, in whose laboratory this DNA element was first characterized + box.

Pronunciation

Hogness box

/ˈhɒɡnɪs ˌbɒks/