Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A compound which is an intermediate in the metabolism of purines in animals and occurs in plant tissues.
- ‘Nitrosative deamination of cytosine and adenine results in uracil and hypoxanthine, respectively.’
- ‘The deamination product of adenine is hypoxanthine, and hypoxanthine base pairs with cytosine rather than thymine.’
- ‘Synchronised cultures were exposed to superoxide anion generating system hypoxanthine and xanthine oxidase.’
- ‘Like arginine, hypoxanthine is a limiting N source.’
- ‘Adenine is converted to hypoxanthine at 2-3% of the rate of cytosine deamination.’
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.