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hom·o·logue

, homolog (hom'ō-log),
A member of a homologous pair or series.
[homo- + G. logos, word, ratio, relation]
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homolog

or

homologue

(hŏm′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, hō′mə-)
n.
Something that is homologous, as an organ, body part, or gene.
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homologue

, homolog (hom′ŏ-log″) [Gr. homologos, agreeing, of one mind]
1. An organ or part common to several species.
2. One that corresponds to a part or organ in another structure.
3. In chemistry, any member of a series that resembles the other members in action and general structure but has a constant compositional difference such as a methyl, CH3, group.
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Mocarski, "Murine cytomegalovirus CC chemokine homolog MCK-2 (m131-129) is a determinant of dissemination that increases inflammation at initial sites of infection," Journal of Virology, vol.
Putative homologs for each gene were identified using a reciprocal search strategy with NCBI BLAST.
Plants with mutations in these two MscS channel homologs have giant chloroplasts that haven't divided properly.
The phenotype is quite similar to the uni homolog, lfy, in A.
To test their proximal neuroanatomy, we impaled the somas of putative sensory homologs with low resistance (3-5 M[ohms]), thin-walled (0.78 mm inner diameter; 1.0 mm outer diameter) electrodes and filled the cells with Lucifer Yellow (5%-7%) via pressure injection (80 psi in multiple pulses of 0.1-60 sec duration using a Picospritzer II, General Valve Corp.).
Taken together, our finding reveals that the common bean HDA6 is a functional homolog of the HDAC superfamily with domains essential for deacetylase activity [9].
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Delta-Like Ligand 4 (DLL4 or Drosophila Delta Homolog 4)
[3] Human genes: APOE, apolipoprotein E; TOMM40, translocase of outer mitochondrial membrane 40 homolog (yeast); BRCA, early-onset breast cancer.
Citation: "Rapid and efficient reprogramming of somatic cells to induced pluripotent stem cells by retinoie acid receptor gamma and liver receptor homolog I;" Wang, et al.; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, (2011), 10 October 2011, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.ll00893108
He was later released after it was found that the pills and tablets contained MDMA-methylene homolog and synthetic cathinone, which are not listed as illegal substances under Republic Act 9165, the comprehensive anti-illegal drug law, authorities said.
The onset of puberty is closely related to changes in the transcription and expression levels of related genes, and lin-28 homolog B (LIN28B) is a particularly important gene associated with the onset of puberty [5-7].
In an earlier report, the NBI officials said one of the victims tested positive for MDMA (methylene homolog and methylenedioxy cathinone), a type of ecstasy combined with other chemicals unfit for human consumption.