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See also: FLOX
Abbreviation of "flanked by loxP"
- (molecular biology) To sandwich a DNA sequence between two recombinase binding sequences such as "loxP"
- alternative case form of
- (astronautics, dated) To add fluorine to liquid-oxygen rocket fuel
1965, Samuel Glasstone, Sourcebook on the Space Sciences, page 94:
- It is to be tried in the so-called floxed Atlas, with the usual kerosene type fuel.
flox m (invariable)