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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

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

hom·o·logue

(hom'ō-log)
One of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]
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An armadillo homolog protein in silkworm has been found to be localized in a segmentally reiterated striped pattern, in conformity with its predicted segment polarity nature (Dhawan and Gopinathan, 2004).
Because there is an evolutionary relationship between two remote homologs, the profiles have shown to be useful when detecting remote homologs.
Caption: Figure 1: Multiple sequence alignment of putative HDA6 from common bean cultivar Sierra with homologs in model plants.
In our study, all human peptides and their MAP homologs were detectable during the first 6 months after birth in 2 out of 6 positive children for which samples collected right after delivery were available.
Choe, "BACE2, a [beta]-secretase homolog, cleaves at the site and within the amyloid-[beta] region of the amyloid-[beta] precursor protein," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
The aforementioned point was illustrated for four other crystallized LLO homologs [4].
kodakarensis ACS3 has a close homolog in the P furiosus genome (PF0233) while that encoding the [beta]-subunit corresponded to PF1837, which encodes the [beta]-subunit of P.
NtCO1 was found to have closer relationship with CONSTANS homologs from Solanaceae plants as compared with plants from other groups.
(ix) Comparative studies on RNase [T.sub.1] homologs. Later, we sequenced two RNase [T.sub.1] homologs, RNase [U.sub.1] from Ustilago spherogena (52) and RNase [N.sub.1] from Neurospora crassa, 53) which were shown to have the four active site residues (His40, Glu58, Arg77 and His92 in RNase [T.sub.1]) in common.
Thus, truncated ATG5 loses its autophagy-inducing activity and instead appears to function as a proapoptotic protein that inhibits antiapoptotic BCL-2 homologs, resulting in the activation of mitochondria-dependent apoptosis.
Some components of the Hippo pathway are highly conserved in mammals such as MST1/2 (the Hippo homolog), WW45 (the Sav homolog; also called Sav), Lats1/2 (the Wts homolog), Mps one binder (Mob1) (the Mats homolog), YAP and its paralog TAZ (both are Yki homologs) [19], and Mer (the Mer homolog; also called Neurofibromatosis factor 2 (NF2)), while others are in a lesser degree such as FRMD6 (the Ex homolog) and FAT4 (the FAT homolog).
During the course of these studies, it was noted by Inoue and colleagues that two types of strains of GPCMV are present in virus stocks obtained from ATCC: GPCMV/full, and GPCMV/del, containing a 1.6 kb deletion in a locus encoding the GPCMV homologs of the HCMV UL128-131 complex [30].