Example sentences for: ortholog

How can you use “ortholog” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For the relative rate test, the closest ortholog from the same taxon was identified for each pair of paralogs.

  • No nucleoplasmin ortholog in humans has been reported to date, and our screening of GenBank has not detected such a sequence.

  • The genome projects for Drosophila, Arabidopsis, and Schizosaccharomyces pombe have identified an ortholog of YLR106p in these organisms.

  • For this reason, two additional steps were added to the ortholog identification procedure.

  • The same tree topology was supported by both neighbor-joining and maximum-likelihood trees, though lack of a clear ortholog from a more distant organism (for example, a deuterostome) makes this type of assessment, regarding gene history, more difficult.

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