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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In addition the mating frequencies of these afore-mentioned combinations did not differ significantly, and there were significantly more heterotypic matings ("L[female x S[male]") and ("S[female] x L[male]") than homotypic matings with non-irradiated laboratory adults ("L[female] x L[male]") during this period, indicating no ill effects due to irradiation treatment.
Dengue virus type 1 clade replacement in recurring homotypic outbreaks.
The explanation for the observed higher failure rate with azithromycin compared with doxycycline in treating chlamydial NGU is probably twofold: homotypic resistance of the organism to a single dose of a bacteriostatic antibiotic, coupled with heterotopic resistance stemming from a persistent subpopulation of cells haying a reduced growth rate within the larger pathogen load, Dr.
Homotypic versus heterotypic continuity of anxiety symptoms in young adolescents: Evidence for distinctions between dsm-iv subtypes.
2004): "Transcriptional and DNA binding activity of the Foxp1/2/4 family is modulated by heterotypic and homotypic protein interactions", Molecular and Cellular Biology, 24, pp.
The higher failure rate with azithromycin in treating chlamydial NGU is probably twofold: homotypic resistance of the organism to a single dose of a bacteriostatic antibiotic, coupled with heterotopic resistance stemming from a persistent subpopulation of cells having a reduced growth rate within the larger pathogen load, Dr.
Interaction between circulating galectin-3 and cancer-associated MUC1 enhances tumour cell homotypic aggregation and prevents anoikis.
Role of the Porphyromonas gingivalis InlJ protein in homotypic and heterotypic biofilm development.
Experiments in vitro as well as in vivo have indicated that the homotypic homophilic epithelial cell-cell adhesion molecule E-cadherin is an i-gene product, it acts as an invasion suppressor (Khamis et al.
In our study, localization of ALCAM expression in the luminal epithelial cells and conceptus trophectoderm suggest the possibility of homotypic interactions of ALCAM between the uterus and conceptuses.