Example sentences for: divergence

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  • We next sought to compare the strength of purifying selection acting on paralogs to that acting on orthologs with the same level of sequence divergence, which were identified as bidirectional best hits [ 23] between two pairs of bacterial genomes ( C. trachomatis-C.

  • Genes that were transferred from bacteria to nematodes would pass through our phylogenetic filter if the transfer event occurred subsequent to the divergence of the C. elegans and Meloidogyne lineages (Figure 1).

  • Under this scenario, synonymous divergence could be substantially underestimated for paralogous, but not for orthologous genes in our dataset, falsely suggesting an acceleration of evolution of amino-acid substitutions (larger K n /K s values) in paralogous genes.

  • Assessment of divergence detection for H. pylorimicroarrays

  • Substitutions and insertion/deletion sites (indels) were summed for each sequence product and compared to the expected divergence based upon the neutral substitution rate.

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