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homolog

[′häm·ə‚läg]
(genetics)
One of a pair of homologous chromosomes. Also spelled homologue.
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Thus, there are some parallels in the expression pattern of genes known to regulate head formation in triploblastic animals and their homologs in hydra.
elegans has no appendages, the function of apterous, the Drosophila homolog of C.
Several partitions on the neighbor-joining tree that suggest homology between cnidarian and bilaterian homeodomains are supported by more than 50% of bootstrap trials (for example, cnidarian even-skipped homologs + Drosophila eve: bootstrap proportion [greater than or equal to] 75%).
Do the larvae of the nudibranchs use the different latrunculin homologs as chemical inducers for specific settlement on their prey?
Subsequently, the Drosophila protein armadillo was identified as a homolog of [beta]-catenin, not just in structure but also in function (Kemler, 1993).
Currently, the discriminative methods are the only strategy that is being used to detect remote homologs.
For the phylogenetic comparison, amino acid sequences of different CONSTANS-like homologs were obtained from GenBank (http://www.
1] numbering) is missing in the prokaryotic RNases, RNases St, Ba and Bi, which are distantly related homologs of RNase [T.
Putative homologs for each gene were identified using a reciprocal search strategy with NCBI BLAST.
Identification of the rRNA operons was based on similarity to homologs in the NTHI strain 86-028NP genome.
I saw these papers and thought these homologs were great candidates for proteins that might mediate those responses.