orthologous locus

orthologous locus

[ȯr′thäl·ə·gəs ‚lō·kəs]
(genetics)
A gene that evolved without diverging from an ancestral locus.
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Clark's Cream alleles increased mixograph peak height, dough water absorption, AWRC, damaged starch, and loaf volume at the orthologous locus Pkaba1b on 2DL-1.
Xbcd1840B on LG 35 was associated with a vernalization response for heading date and an orthologous locus, Xbcd1840A, is linked to Xbcd880B on LG 33, which was also associated with a similar effect.
1992) were compared to identify gene-specific primers that successfully amplified the orthologous locus in barley and wheat (W.