Example sentences for: paralogs

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

  • At least one third of the singletons in our gene index contain intact ORFs, and are predominantly histones, G-protein receptors, olfactory receptors, and cytokines or their homologs/paralogs.

  • Multiple paralogs of both H-rev107 and NSE2 are seen in vertebrates, suggesting some functional diversification of these subgroups.

  • trp genes are ancient paralogs of a dispersed set of trp genes engaged in primary biosynthesis.

  • In the first case, the homologs coexisting in one organism are xenologs, whereas in the latter case, they are paralogs.

  • However, it was argued that, as natural selection does not 'know' which duplicated gene should be under selection and which is free of selective constraint, both paralogs experience a period of relaxed selection and accelerated evolution.

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