EDGAR WILSON NYE
\ˈɛdɡə wˈɪlsən nˈa͡ɪ], \ˈɛdɡə wˈɪlsən nˈaɪ], \ˈɛ_d_ɡ_ə w_ˈɪ_l_s_ə_n n_ˈaɪ]\
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An American journalist, lecturer, and humorist; born at Shirley, Me., Aug. 25, 1850; died near Asheville, N. C., Feb. 22, 1896. He settled in Wyoming Territory as a young man, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1876. Afterwards he removed to New York city, and became famous as a humorous lecturer and writer under the pseudonym of "Bill Nye". Among his works are: "Bill Nye and the Boomerang" (1881); "Forty Liars" (1883); "Remarks" (1886); "Fun, Wit, and Humor" (1889), with J. W. Riley; "Comic History of the United States" (1894); "Comic History of England" (1896).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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bcr v abl Oncogene
- Retrovirus-associated DNA sequences (abl) originally isolated from Abelson murine leukemia virus (Ab-MuLV). proto-oncogene abl (codes for a protein that member tyrosine kinase family. human c-abl gene is located at 9q34.1 on the long arm of chromosome 9. It activated by translocation to bcr 22 in chronic myelogenous leukemia.