Example sentences for: orthologous

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

  • Such phyletic patterns, together with the presence of members of this family in genomes of phages and prophages, suggests that lateral transfer was involved in the dissemination of some of these orthologous groups.

  • The substitution rates for orthologous gene pairs were calculated using the same approach.

  • On the basis of gene content and similarity of orthologous genes, Buchnera is closely related to enteric bacteria, including Escherichia coli (gamma-3 Proteobacteria).

  • (ii) For query sequences that do have orthologs, absence of overlap between the sequences considered orthologous and those which appear to be subtree-neighbors raises a red flag, indicating that the orthologs are in phylogenetically distant species relative to the query.

  • For all Chlamydiaceae and mammalian data, the phylogenetic analysis revealed that these sets do in fact consist of orthologous proteins.


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