Example sentences for: paralogous

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  • These include clusters containing paralogous miRNA genes (such as mir-281a and mir-281b ) others that contain unrelated genes ( mir-12/mir-283 , mir-34/mir-277 and mir-275/2L:7418176 clusters), and some that are a mixture of both ( mir-79 cluster).

  • Members of a gene family that share a common ancestor as a result of a duplication event are denoted as being paralogous, distinguishing them from orthologous genes in different genomes, which share a common ancestor as a result of a speciation event.

  • The C. pneumoniae genome contains a gene family (the Cpn 1054 gene family) consisting of 18 different genes in 11 paralogous loci.

  • Tandem duplication of a genomic segment (segmental duplication) is one of the possible outcomes of ‘unequal crossing over’, which results from homologous recombination between paralogous sequences.

  • Arabidopsis was used as the primary outgroup (95 out of 100 proteins in the four-taxon analysis, 94 out of 100 proteins for the five-taxon analysis, all proteins in Brugia and Trichinella analyses); yeast was used as the outgroup when Arabidopsis sequences were unavailable or paralogous.

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