homologous genes

homologous genes

Genes from organisms of different species that code for the same enzyme or other product. Homologous genes need not have the same base sequences.
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Worms have many more homologous genes that constitute gene families related to human genes, which share sequence similarities but may not have the same functions.
Our analysis showed that of the 16 pseudogenes pose highly stable mRNA structures, suggesting that these genes might be regulators of other homologous genes in the Salmonella.
5A), these results showed that the founction of homologous genes encoding the same protein are not the same.
The main goal of my proposal is to delineate the molecular mechanisms, pathways and components underlying three distinct, evolutionarily conserved, cellular destruction processes, all associated with the Drosophila sperm life cycle, and to screen semen RNA samples from fertility clinics for mutations in human homologous genes.
2-p34), consists of two closely related and structurally homologous genes, RHD and RHCE.
Using polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Southern blot, and DNA sequence analysis, Salmonella plasmid virulence (spv) homologous genes, which were previously considered to be absent from S.
Users can also explore bovine disease genes based on comparative mapping of homologous genes and make searches centered on genes within user-selected quantitative trait loci (QTL) regions.
Nowadays, the most reliable criteria no longer are morphological, but molecular characteristics--for instance, number of base exchanges in homologous genes.
We have identified Oxs1 homologous genes so far in rice, maize, Arabidopsis, fruit flies, mouse and human.
With comparative genomic approaches, homologous genes were identified between the two different human malaria species, P.
The use of homologous genes to build nonhomologous structures may be at the heart of understanding eye evolution and evolutionary processes more generally.
The most likely explanation for these findings, which affect expression of mutations and a polymorphic site, is the presence of 2 highly homologous genes with different expression profiles.