DNA homology

DNA ho·mol·o·gy

the degree (or percentage) of hybridization capable between the DNA of different microorganisms.

DNA homology

the degree of similarity between NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES of different DNA molecules.
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The DNA homology between ape and man has been reported to be 96% when considering only the current protein-mapping sequences, which represent only 2% of the total genome.
CTX-M] gene those plasmids with different replication mechanisms, such as those within the IncFII group or of the IncN group (pKP96) (33), have almost no DNA homology to pCT.
DNA homology between the 3'-untranslated regions of a developmentally regulated Drosophila gene and a mouse alpha-interferon gene.
Several changes have recently been made in the internal classification of the genus based on numerical taxonomic analyses, immunologic properties, phage susceptibility, chemical nature, pathogenicity, and DNA homology .