homotypic


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ho·mo·typ·ic

, homotypical (hō'mō-tip'ik, i-kăl),
Of the same type or form; corresponding to the other one of two paired organs or parts.

homotypic

adjective Referring to interactions between similar structures. For proteins, homotypic refers to binding of one protein of another of a similar kind, as would be the formation of a homodimer. For cells, homotypic refers to the binding of a cell to one or more similar cells.

ho·mo·typ·ic

, homotypical (hō'mō-tip'ik, -i-kăl)
Of the same type or form; corresponding to the other one of two paired organs or parts.
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Allen, therefore, identified the first two divisions of the zygospore as the heterotypic and homotypic divisions of chromosome reduction (i.
Homotypic co-morbidity, which refers to the co-occurrence of disorders from the same diagnostic group, such as the co-occurrence of substance use disorders like AUDs and DUDS.
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However, the homotypic fusion mechanism of EFF-1 is clearly different to that of viral fusion proteins.
Challenge studies have also shown that recently infected volunteers are susceptible to heterologous strains sooner than to homotypic challenge, indicating limited cross-protection (11).
N acetylglucosaminyltransferase V expression levels regulate cadherin-associated homotypic cell-cell adhesion and intracellular signaling pathways.
When IgY against a rotavirus strain homotypic to the challenge virus (MO strain) was administered in the mice, complete protection against rotavirus infection was achieved.
The physical context of previous stress exposure modifies hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal responses to a subsequent homotypic stress.
13,14) Although limited information is available on the biological functions of JL1, previous studies demonstrate that anti-JL1 antibodies induce homotypic aggregation of thymocytes (15) and play an important role in the positive selection of thymocytes.
This type of co-morbidity is sometimes referred to as homotypic comorbidity or dual dependence (Stinson et al.