Example sentences for: orthologous

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  • Even though the F16P17_38 sequence is orthologous to the bacterial hydroxyneurosporene methyltransferases (EC 2.1.

  • GenProtEC also contains imputed function assignments based on sequence similarity to orthologous or paralogous proteins, on gene (operon) location and on phenotypes of mutants [ 18].

  • For comparison, orthologs with no apparent recent duplications were identified in pairs of closely related organisms, namely the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and C. muridarum (603 orthologous pairs)and two strains of Helicobacter pylori (1,202 orthologous pairs), and the three mammals (3,428 orthologous pairs).

  • Recent studies have characterized several evolutionary breakpoints in common chimpanzee and other great ape species including pericentric inversions and a chromosome translocation [ 7 8 9 ] . We present here a refinement of the breakpoint associated with a previously identified pericentric inversion of the human 15q11-q13 orthologous region in common chimpanzee (XVp) to a region containing multiple segmental duplications [ 1 2 10 ] .

  • For orthologous proteins, it is expected that they will form monophyletic clades without any intervening paralogs or proteins from distantly related species.


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