Example sentences for: paralogy

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

  • Detailed studies have not yet been done to see whether the CDC gene cluster originated via LGT or reflects ancient paralogy.

  • We have evaluated the evidence for the alternative possibilities of LGT or ancient paralogy, as reported here.

  • In a contemporary organism this might have the status of unrecognized (or recognized) paralogy, as we suggest for the Anabaena/Nostoc gene block.

  • Orthology and paralogy are well defined and can be inferred from gene and species trees.

  • Both of the latter are consistent with origin by LGT, but unrecognized ancient paralogy is also possible.

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