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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'
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Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.
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box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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In the [beta]-casein gene containing the normal TATA box, the luciferase activity of the 5'-flanking region containing intron 1 (-2,657 to +2,450) by lactogenic hormone treatment was 15 fold higher than that of the 5'-flanking region not containing intron 1 (-2,657 to +39).
Japanese have two types of TATA boxes, he said, one with six pairs of thymine and adenine bases and one with seven.
PCR primers were designed from the GenBank reference sequence for UGT1A1 to amplify a small (59-bp) amplicon containing the UGT1A1 promoter TATA box. Primer sequences were 5'-ACT TGG TGT ATC GAT TGG TTT TTG-3' (forward) and 5'-GCC TTT GCT CCT GCC AGA GG-3' (reverse).
This region includes the TATA box, the NF-1 binding site, and three of the eight AhR response elements (1,16,18,19).
The lower expression of the UGT1A gene is related to a TA insertion in the TATA box of the gene promoter (5).
This interaction of the aromatic group of Phe with the base-pairs of DNA is reinforced by recent findings of Burley [2], who showed that two Phe residues of TATA box binding protein interact with the T-A basepair by Van der Waals contacts.