Definitions

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  • adjective genetics, of genes or sequences exhibiting orthology; having been separated by a speciation event.

Etymologies

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orthology + -ous

Examples

  • Simulations designed to answer this question show that dual coding is statistically unlikely, suggesting that if overlapping coding regions are detected in orthologous sequences, they have a high chance of being truly functional.

    A Single Cell

  • (in the jargon orthologous) genes in insects and in vertebrates produce an inversion in the development of the nervous system.

    ScreenTalk

  • (in the jargon orthologous) genes in insects and in vertebrates produce an inversion in the development of the nervous system.

    ScreenTalk

  • (in the jargon orthologous) genes in insects and in vertebrates produce an inversion in the development of the nervous system.

    ScreenTalk

  • (in the jargon orthologous) genes in insects and in vertebrates produce an inversion in the development of the nervous system.

    ScreenTalk

  • Introns from orthologous genes and with the same position relative to the two coding sequences were defined as orthologous introns.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Of these, 2,458 were identified as orthologous between

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • N. crassa and C. globosum were called orthologous only when three-species reciprocal blast searches identified genes shared among the three species with the percentage of protein identity between the homologs being higher between

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Do orthologous gene phylogenies really support treethinking?

    Cornelius Hunter accuses Behe of Circular Reasoning

  • Do orthologous gene phylogenies really support treethinking?

    Behe, Common Descent, & UD

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