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het·er·ol·o·gous

 (hĕt′ə-rŏl′ə-gəs)
adj.
1.
a. Not corresponding or similar in position, value, structure, or function; not homologous.
b. Biology Relating to traits, such as organs or body parts, that do not correspond in structure or evolutionary origin.
2. Derived from a different species: a heterologous transplant; a heterologous gene.
3. Genetics Relating to chromosomes that do not normally pair during mitosis or meiosis.
4. Relating to cells or tissues that do not usually occur in a given part of the body: a heterologous tumor.
5. Immunology
a. Relating to a vaccine or serum that confers immunity against a pathogen that is not identical to but is immunologically related to the pathogen used to create the vaccine or serum.
b. Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.

[hetero- + Greek logos, word, relation; see -logy + -ous.]

het′er·ol′o·gy (-jē) n.
het′er·ol′o·gous·ly adv.
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heterologous

(ˌhɛtəˈrɒləɡəs)
adj
1. (Pathology) pathol of, relating to, or designating cells or tissues not normally present in a particular part of the body
2. (Biology) (esp of parts of an organism or of different organisms) differing in structure or origin
ˌheterˈologously adv
ˌheterˈology n
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het•er•ol•o•gous

(ˌhɛt əˈrɒl ə gəs)

adj.
1. of unlike evolutionary origin, as apparently similar organic structures.
2. consisting of dissimilar tissue, as that of another species or that of a tumor.
3. pertaining to an antigen that elicits a reaction in more than one kind of antibody.
[1815–25]
het`er•ol′o•gy (-dʒi) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heterologous - not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
analogous - corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin; "the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous"
homologous - having the same evolutionary origin but not necessarily the same function; "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"
2.heterologous - derived from organisms of a different but related species; "a heterologous graft"
autologous - derived from organisms of the selfsame individual; "autologous blood donation"
homologous - corresponding or similar in position or structure or function or characteristics; especially derived from an organism of the same species; "a homologous tissue graft"
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Translations

het·er·ol·o·gous

a. heterólogo-a; derivado de un organismo o especie diferente.
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The CRISPR/Cas9 system can achieve site-specific DNA recognition and cleavage in mammalian cells through the reconstitution of the heterologously expressed human codon-optimized Cas9 and the key RNA components (crRNA and tracrRNA) [40].
Sterchi, "Heterologously overexpressed, affinity-purified human meprin [alpha] is functionally active and cleaves components of the basement membrane in vitro," FEBS Letters, vol.
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Accordingly, the capability of heterologously produced recombinant L1 protein to self-assemble into virus-like-particles (L1-VLPs) and induce strong and stable immune response was reported [11].
CdGSTP1-1 was heterologously expressed in Eschericia coli BL21(DE3) as a ~24 kDa soluble protein and showed to be catalyticly active towards the model substrate 1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene.
Previous studies in the TG mouse detected CYP2F1 expression by immunoblot, but the absolute level of CYP2F1 protein was not determined; although heterologously expressed human CYP2F1 protein as used as a positive control, the absolute level of CYP2F1 in that positive control was unknown (Wei et al.
For example, it has been shown that cell extracts of strain AZ show activity of [Fe]-hydrogenase and the corresponding hmd gene has been cloned and heterologously produced in Escherichia coli [47].
Ahring, "pH dependency and desensitization kinetics of heterologously expressed combinations of acid sensing ion channel subunits," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
[31] observed that ionic currents through the heterologously expressed EAG1 channels are progressively inhibited by intracellular application of [H.sub.2][O.sub.2], an oxidative stress mediator, possibly via attacking multiple cysteine residues as revealed by a systematic study on channel modification by specific cysteine modifying agents such as DTNB, [MTSES.sup.+], and [mTsET.sup.-] combined with cysteine mutations and electrophysiological assays.
To investigate the impact of these heterologously expressed proteins on the viability of the tachyzoites, proliferation assays were performed.
[30,31] These heterologously expressed ASICs generate a biphasic inward current that is similar to the native proton-activated current in dorsal root ganglion neurons.