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homology

 [ho-mol´ŏ-je]
the state of being homologous.

ho·mol·o·gy

(hō-mol'ō-jē),
The state of being homologous.

homology

the condition of being HOMOLOGOUS.

homology

the state of being homologous. Refers also to homology of base sequences in different DNA molecules and the similarity between antigen and specific antibody.

serial homology
craniocaudal succession of similar or homologous segments. See also metamere.
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Lastly, the symmetric group acts on the top homology group [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
A third criterion of homology is the occurrence of intermediate forms or transitions (Riedl, 1978; Stevens, 1984; Sattler, 1994).
If the network has small gaps in coverage, the homology computation flags the sensors that border the gaps.
As Grell (1969) put it, "The danger inherent in such assumptions [about pairing equalling homology] is exemplified in interspecies studies in plants where chromosome pairing at the late prophase or metaphase of meiosis I has been interpreted as an indication of homology between the participating chromosomes, and such presumptive homology has been used as the basis for determining evolutionary pathways.
Percentage homology of influenza viruses closely related to avian influenza virus (H5N1) QH09, Qinghai, China * Gene Virus % Homology HA LE/Hong Kong/8863/07 97.
In light of the previous proposition, one may consider any one of the four complexes, as its homology determines the homology of the others (either by turning it around in homological degree, or by taking dual [F.
In writings about the history of gender in the early modern period, few notions have had an impact so immediate and general as that of the so-called one-sex model," the idea of an equivalence or rather homology between male and female reproductive organs.
The 13 genotype 1 strains shared >98% sequence homology and showed 3 distinct nucleotide sequences.
The collection of 25 papers covers a broad range of Milnor's work and includes topics such as homotopy theory, cohomology and homology, manifolds, and it also includes a selection of expository papers.
Osaka, Japan) has patented a novel protein having a high degree of homology to the amino acid sequence of the so-called cyclin box which is characteristic of cyclins: they are herein referred to as "human cyclin I" or "human cyclin I protein.
The only close homology for the Cyp genes regulated in this study is between Cyp2b10 and Cyp2b13 where there is an 83% homology based on comparison of the full-length cDNA with no gaps.
Its fourteen essays provide important new evidence for the relation between what Raymond Williams wittily labeled culture and agriculture, and also for a related but slightly different homology between the so-called "personal" (sex, gender, the body) and the "political" (property, law, state power).