paralog


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Related to paralog: paralogue, paralogous genes

paralog

or

paralogue

(păr′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n.
A gene that is related to another gene in the same organism by descent from a single ancestral gene that was duplicated and that may have a different DNA sequence and biological function.

pa·ral′o·gous (pə-răl′ə-gəs) adj.

paralog

(păr′ŭ-lŏg″) [″ + Gr. logos, word, discourse]
A duplicated or repetitive sequence of DNA, multiple copies of which are found in a single genome.
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2015), the Vtg2 sequence allowed us to identify a paralog Vtg gene with conserved Pfam (i.
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EXOG, a novel paralog of Endonuclease G in higher eukaryotes.
2013), syntenic relationships of paralog pairs at the terminal nodes of phylogenetic tree were also investigated.
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This article appeared in the February/March 2003 issue of OPVA's Paralog and is used by permission.
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