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 (hŏm′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, hō′mə-)
Variant of homolog.
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(ˈhɒməˌlɒɡ) or


1. (Biology) biology a homologous part or organ
2. (Chemistry) chem any homologous compound
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or ho•mo•log

(ˈhoʊ məˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈhɒm ə-)

1. something homologous.
2. any member of a homologous series of organic compounds: Ethane is a homologue of the alkane series.
[1840–50; < French < Greek homólogon, neuter of homólogos homologous]
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Given the number of hits, this library can be panned under unprecedented aggressive conditions, recovering hundreds of subnanomolar binders in under a week, recovering saturating coverage of hits against every epitope tested, and isolating multi-species cross-reactive members against target homologs without additional engineering.
In searching GenBank, homologs of BmARM-like protein were found in many insects, including Papilio xuthus (KPI94899.1), Papilio Machaon (XP_014368349.1), Amyelois transitella (XP_013191284.1), Plutella xylostella (XP_011560493.1), Danaus plexippus (EHJ73656.1), Operophtera brumata (KOB71817.1), Athalia rosae (XP_012263420.1), Aedes aegypti (XP_001650042.1), Culex quinquefasciatus (XP_001843480.1), Anopheles gambiae (XP_319205.3), Anopheles sinensis (KFB52334.1), and Habropoda laboriosa (KOC68595.1).
Two proteins are remote homologs when they are structurally and functionally related but at the same time they keep a low sequence identity.
2002) obtained from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) was used as a query sequence to search homologs in the common bean (Andean genotype G19833) genome (http://www.phytozome.org) [30].
Formerly identified immunodominant MAP-derived peptides of a cation transporter [MAP3865c.sub.133-141] (LAANFVVAL) and [MAP3865c.sub.125-133] (MIAVALAGL),a hypothetical protein [MAP2404c.sub.70-85] (RGFVVLPVTRRDVTDV), and a glucan branching protein [MAP1,4[alpha]gbp.sub.157-173] (GTVELLGGPLAHPFQPL) along with their respective homologs [ZnT8.sub.186-194] (VAANIVLTV), [ZnT8.sub.178-186] (MIIVSSCAV), [PI.sub.46-61] (RGFFYTPKTRREAEDL), and [PI.sub.64-80] (GQVELGGGPGAGSLQPL) [8, 28] were synthesized at >85% purity (LifeTein, South Plainfield, NJ 07080, USA) assessed by HPLC.
Identification of rodent homologs of hepatitis C virus and pegiviruses.
In this study, a comparative genomics approach was employed to identify Arabidopsis thaliana homologs of yeast genes involved in UPR.
BACE1 and BACE2 are close homologs that not only share sequence similarity, but also have very similar 3D structure.
To determine the best homologs to listeriolysin O (LLO) we performed a blastp search against the Protein Data Bank database (http://www.rcsb.org) at http://www.ncbi.nlm .nih.gov/blast/Blast.cgi.
For the phylogenetic comparison, amino acid sequences of different CONSTANS-like homologs were obtained from GenBank (http://www.