Definitions

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  • n. Correct speaking or the correct use of words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The right description of things.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The right description of things.
  • n. The correct use of words.

Etymologies

ortho- + -logy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These methods rely heavily on evolutionary comparisons of common ancestral protein sequences ie. orthology.

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  • As a consequence, our IPC score is useful as an additional discriminating factor when assigning orthology.

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  • For this reason, it could be possible to use conservation of intron positions as a discriminating factor when assigning orthology.

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  • A phylogenetic analysis revealed that HEX 110 is located at the most basal position among the holometabola hexamerins, and like HEX 70a and HEX 70c, it shares potential orthology relationship with hexamerins from other hymenopteran species.

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  • In order to obtain insights into the differences in transcriptional regulation between these parasites we compared the orthology profiles of putative malaria transcription factors across species and examined the enrichment patterns of four binding sites across eleven apicomplexans.

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  • It confirms the approach of mining large scale datasets as a robust method to define reference genes, but cautions against using gene orthology or counterparts of reference genes in other plant species as a means of defining reference genes.

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  • When orthology is unambiguous, proteins in the different species generally retain the same function, essentially when the function is critical to survival

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  • The present study demonstrates the utility of using orthology information from multiple, diverse eukaryotes to predict essential genes.

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  • By combining several orthology and essentiality criteria one can select gene sets with up to a five-fold enrichment in essential genes compared with a random selection.

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  • Table S6 shows the effect of leaving out motif sites in both the coregulation space and in the combined coregulation-orthology space for a synthetic dataset containing sites sampled from a high IC motif.

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