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analogue

 [an´ah-log]
1. a part or organ having the same function as another, but of different evolutionary origin.
2. a chemical compound having a structure similar to that of another but differing from it in respect to a certain component; it may have similar or opposite action metabolically. Also spelled analog.
nucleoside analogue a structural analogue of a nucleoside, a category that includes both purine analogues and pyrimidine analogues.
purine analogue a structural analogue of one of the purine bases(purine, adenine, or guanine); mercaptopurine and thioguanine are used as antineoplastics and azathioprine is an immunosuppressive. The antiviral agent vidarabine is an analogue of the adenine nucleoside adenosine.
pyrimidine analogue a structural analogue of one of the pyrimidine bases(cytosine, thymine, or uracil); fluorouracil and cytarabine are important antineoplastic agents.

an·a·logue

(an'ă-log),
1. A compound that resembles another in structure but is not necessarily an isomer (for example, 5-fluorouracil is an analogue of thymine); analogues are often used to block enzymatic reactions by combining them with enzymes (for example, isopropyl thiogalactoside vs. lactose).
2. One of two organs or parts in different species of animals or plants that differ in structure or development but are similar in function.
[G. analogos, proportionate]

analogue

/ana·logue/ (an´ah-log)
1. a part or organ having the same function as another, but of different evolutionary origin.
2. a chemical compound having a structure similar to that of another but differing from it in respect to a certain component; it may have similar or opposite action metabolically.

analogue

(ăn′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n. & adj.
Variant of analog.

analogue

See analog.

analogue

Chemistry
noun A compound that is structurally similar to another.

Imaging
adjective An MRI term referring to or having a continuous range of values.

Informatics
adjective Referring to data in the form of continuously variable (non-discrete) physical quantities, the mode in which most lab instruments produce information, where data is generated as non-discrete signals, as in AC or DC current, voltage changes or pulse amplitudes.

Molecular biology
adjective Referring to a molecule that is structurally and functionally related to another molecule.

noun A molecule that is structurally and functionally related to another molecule.    

Pharmacology
noun A therapeutic agent with structural or chemical similarity to, or which mimics the effects of, another agent, but which differs chemically.

an·a·logue

, analog (an'ă-lawg)
1. One of two organs or parts in different species of animals or plants that differ in structure or development but are similar in function.
2. A compound that resembles another in structure but is not necessarily an isomer; analogues are often used to block enzymatic reactions by combining with enzymes.
[G. analogos, proportionate]

Analogue

A drug that is similar to the drug from which it is derived.
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analog, analogue

1. a part or organ having the same function as another, but of different evolutionary origin.
2. a chemical compound having a structure similar to that of another but differing from it in respect of a certain component; it may have similar or opposite action metabolically.
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