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homologous

, homological, homologic
1. Chem (of a series of organic compounds) having similar characteristics and structure but differing by a number of CH2 groups
2. Med
a. (of two or more tissues) identical in structure
b. (of a vaccine) prepared from the infecting microorganism
3. Biology (of organs and parts) having the same evolutionary origin but different functions
4. Maths (of elements) playing a similar role in distinct figures or functions

homologous

[hə′mäl·ə·gəs]
(biology)
Pertaining to a structural relation between parts of different organisms due to evolutionary development from the same or a corresponding part, such as the wing of a bird and the pectoral fin of a fish.
(geology)
Referring to strata, in separated areas, that are correlatable (contemporaneous) and are of the same general character or facies, or occupy analogous structural positions along the strike.
Pertaining to faults, in separated areas, that have the same relative position or structure.
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Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, said, "As we have emphasized in our earlier communications on this topic, we assert thatour products are in compliance with the homologous use positions taken by the FDA .
The titers of cross-reactive antibodies correlated with those to the homologous strain A/Vietnam/1194/2004 (r = 0.
When comparing specimens of various species of Pilobolus, homologous 18S regions of rDNA from GenBank representatives had > 97% identity.
In these mutant cases, we assume that the force between sister chromatids or between homologous chromosomes does not decrease, whereas this force is expected to decrease when a normal cell goes into anaphase of mitosis or meiosis I.
It is easier to appreciate the feasibility of this straightforward explanation than to imagine what the mechanistic basis of a homologous hypnozoite relapse postulation for renewed parasitaemia might be.
The cDNA inserts that were used as probes were those homologous to rRNA, and to mRNAs encoding acetyl CoA carboxylase (ACC), lipoxygenase (LO), glucosyltransferase, inorganic phosphate translocator, nitrate reductase, and glycinamide ribonucleotide (GAR) synthetase/GAR transformylase.
What is the first member of the homologous series of aliphatic ketones better known as?
They demonstrated that normal BRIT1 aids repair of double-stranded DNA breaks by allowing access to two repair pathways: homologous recombination (HR) and non-homologous end joining (NHEC).
This invention also relates to methods of using the structure coordinates to solve the structure of homologous proteins or protein complexes.
Topics include discussions of research in the following areas: an introduction to gene mapping, phylogenetics in the face of lteral gene transfers, the role of recombination in the post-genomic era, genomic DNA rearrangement in the brain, natural genetic recombination of pathogens, the extent and limits of genetic recombination, and homologous recombination and innocuous intron elimination.
Modern versions of the homologous theory, in particular, now bear little resemblance to the original theory.
over the use of Cellectis' patents covering certain uses of homologous recombination for the generation of innovative human therapies, including the development of fully human monoclonal antibodies.