Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Introduce an acetyl group into (a molecule or compound)‘the acetylated forms of chloramphenicol’
- ‘Serotonin in this gland is acetylated, then methylated, forming melatonin.’
- ‘In addition to histones, some HATs can acetylate non-histone proteins, suggesting multiple roles for these enzymes.’
- ‘The proteins became acetylated instead, preventing glucose from attaching.’
- ‘Histones (DNA packaging proteins) have lysine tails, which can be acetylated in a post-translational modification step.’
- ‘The N-terminal group was acetylated to reproduce the experimental conditions at which the protein was studied.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.