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heterologous

 [het″er-ol´o-gus]
1. made up of tissue not normal to the part.
3. possessing different alleles in regard to a given characteristic.

het·er·ol·o·gous

(het'ĕr-ol'ŏ-gŭs),
1. Pertaining to cytologic or histologic elements occurring where they are not normally found.
See also: xenogeneic.
2. Derived from an animal of a different species, as the serum of a horse is heterologous for a rabbit.
[hetero- + G. logos, ratio, relation]

heterologous

/het·er·ol·o·gous/ (het″er-ol´ah-gus)
1. made up of tissue not normal to the part.

heterologous

(hĕt′ə-rŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
1.
a. Not corresponding or similar in position, value, structure, or function; not homologous.
b. Biology Relating to traits, such as organs or body parts, that do not correspond in structure or evolutionary origin.
2. Derived from a different species: a heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.
3. Genetics Relating to chromosomes that do not normally pair during mitosis or meiosis.
4. Relating to cells or tissues that do not usually occur in a given part of the body: a heterologous tumor.
5. Immunology
a. Relating to a vaccine or serum that confers immunity against a pathogen that is not identical to but is immunologically related to the pathogen used to create the vaccine or serum.
b. Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.

het′er·ol′o·gy (-jē) n.
het′er·ol′o·gous·ly adv.

heterologous

het·er·ol·o·gous

(het'ĕr-ol'ŏ-gŭs)
1. Pertaining to cytologic or histologic elements occurring where they are not normally found.
See also: xenogeneic
2. Derived from an animal of a different species; thus the serum of a horse is heterologous for a rabbit.
[hetero- + G. logos, ratio, relation]

heterologous

1. Derived from a different source.
2. Of a transfusion or transplant from a different species.
3. Of tissue not normally present at a particular site.
4. Of parts of different organisms that differ in structure.

heterologous

1. made up of tissue not normal to the part.
2. derived from an individual of a different species.
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According to ABDUL MUNEER (2014), heterologous primers may be successfully used in several fish species and the amplification quality depends on the degree of genetic conservation of the sites that border on the microsatellite regions.
However, we only get a strong heterologous protein band using the culture supernatant of P.
Therefore, we conclude that heterologous expression of MsHsp23 in creeping bentgrass can protect plants against heat stress, presuably bychaperone activity that allows for induction of APX.
subtilis WB800, deficient in eight extracellular proteases can serve as an excellent host for the expression of heterologous proteins (10) .
Heterologous grafts include allografts and xenografts.
The virus challenge included 4,000 real-time polymerase chain reaction genome equivalents of a heterologous GII.
ABSTRACT: This study is carried to optimize Arabidopsis transformation protocol using b-glucuronidase (GUS) gene as a reporter gene to analyse gene expression in heterologous system.
Neuronal nicotinic receptors (NNRs) belong to the Cys-loop family of ligand-gated ion channels, are formed from five subunits either as homologous or heterologous, oligomeric receptors, and are of interest as targets for treatment of a variety of central and peripheral nervous system disorders.
The invasion and colonization of maternal tissue and organs with chimeric cells bearing the genetic heritage of non-spouse father in cases of heterologous prenatal embryo adoption (6) would seem to violate spousal one-flesh union.
6) Furthermore, dedifferentiated liposarcoma may exhibit heterologous differentiation in about 5-10% of cases, which apparently does not affect the clinical outcome.