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homologue

 [hom´ŏ-log]
1. any organ or part similar in origin or structure but not always in function, as the arms of a human and the wings of a bird or the hands and feet of a human and the paws of a dog.
2. in chemistry, one of a series of compounds distinguished by addition of a CH2 group in successive members.

hom·o·logue

, homolog (hom'ō-log),
A member of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]

homologue

/ho·mo·logue/ (hom´ah-log)
1. any homologous organ or part.
2. in chemistry, one of a series of compounds distinguished by addition of a CH2 group in successive members.
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homologue

(hŏm′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, hō′mə-)
n.
Variant of homolog.

homologue

See homolog.

hom·o·logue

(hom'ō-log)
One of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]

homologue

1. any homologous organ or part; that is, structures with a common evolutionary origin but not necessarily with a similar function.
2. in chemistry, one of a series of compounds distinguished by addition of a CH2 group in successive members.
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BODE: Homologs for Hox genes have been found in anthozoans and in other hydrozoans (3-5).
A homolog of the armadillo protein in Drosophila (plakoglobin) associated with E-cadherin.
Detecting remote homologs allows identifying the proteins that are functionally related.
Analysis of NtCO1 and its homologs: A phylogenetic tree of CONSTANS homologs was constructed using MEGA 4.
Although the 3D structures of nepenthesin and its homologs have not yet been solved, they should be similar to those of pepsin-type aspartic peptidases.
Cnidarian sequence resources include numerous homologs of a mem-brane-bound mannose receptor (MRC 1) that represent candidates for binding these cell-surface glycans during the initial contact between host and symbiont (Table 3).
Homologs of the HMW adhesins HMW1 and HMW2 (MAAs) and of the TAA H.
The number of homologs and their locations in plant cells suggests these channels do much more than prevent the cells from taking on board too much water.
We will report on the presence of p80 homologs in angiosperms, and consider how well it is conserved between dicots and monocots.
If you karyotype their chromosomes and arrange them next to one another as in the picture below, you'll notice a strikingly similar banding pattern between human chromosome 2 and two primate homologs.
3-kb PstI-HindIII fragment of the genome of HGP isolate revealed very high homology (99% identities) with canary poxvirus (CNPV) ORF266-274, and like CNPV, homologs of 3 FWPV ORFs (199, 200, and 202) including any reticuloendotheliosis virus (REV) sequences are not present in the genome of HGP isolate.
Isolated and purified antibodies to piwi family homologs, and methods of producing the same, are also disclosed.