Example sentences for: paralog

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  • As shown in Figure 2, both Anabaena and Nostoc exhibit the same relative order of operonic trp genes: trp Aa• trp Ab → trp D → trpEa → trpEb → trpB . trpAa and trpAb are fused, as indicated in Figure 2with a filled bar and in the text by the bullet in the notation: trpAa • trpAb . In Anabaena, qor (encoding NADPH: quinone reductase) has been inserted between trpD and trpEa . Another qor paralog is present elsewhere in the genome of Anabaena . Nostoc also has two qor paralogs, but neither resides within the tryptophan operon.

  • A second paralog of the tryptophan synthase β subunit ( trpEb-2 ) is also present in an extra-operonic location several genes upstream of trpR.

  • This expectation is accommodated by the observation that P. aeruginosa possesses a paralog encoded by gene PA4447 [ 19] that must function in vivo as IAP aminotransferase as it is closely linked with other genes of histidine biosynthesis.

  • Aside from the broadly distributed primary pathway, highly specialized pathways are known that utilize some or all tryptophan-pathway enzymes, and these pathways can originate by recruitment of paralog genes derived from the primary-pathway genes [ 42].

  • The possible functional significance of this paralog as serine deaminase has been discussed elsewhere [ 30].


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