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hom·o·log

or hom·o·logue  (hŏm′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, hō′mə-)
n.
Something that is homologous, as an organ, body part, or gene.

[French homologue, from Greek homologon, neuter of homologos, agreeing; see homologous.]
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Gruijthuijsen et al., "The r131 gene of rat cytomegalovirus encodes a proinflammatory CC chemokine homolog which is essential for the production of infectious virus in the salivary glands," Virus Genes, vol.
A homolog to one of these receptors, scavenger receptor B/CD36, is upregulated in symbiotic A.
coli but the analogous molecule (a homolog) from the bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
Retinoic acid receptor gamma (RAR-y) and liver receptor homolog (Lrh-1), the additional regulatory factors used by Liu and co-workers, were introduced into the skin cells along with the four other regulatory proteins.
The topic of his research was Functional Characterization of Vti homolog 1b in Amblyomma americanum ticks.
Researchers have found that sulforaphane, a chemical found in broccoli, interacts with cells lacking the phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) gene to reduce the chances of prostate cancer.
Biomedical researchers in Europe and North America explain the application of laboratory methodology that exploits the powerful interaction between the protein avidin or its homolog, and the vitamin biotin and some of its homolog.
Previous studies have shown that miR-21 interrnpts the activity of two tumor suppressor genes, PTEN (for phosphatase and tensin homolog) and TPM1 (tropomyosin 1).
An Arabidopisis thaliana homolog of katanin p60 has been identified and sequenced, and named AtKSS (McClinton et al., 2001).
In particular, the murine homolog designated mDab1 has been cloned and expressed.
We identified a 120 kD KCBP homolog in immunoblots of extracted spruce pollen tube proteins.
1, Tables I and II) Range of respective lengths of pro-, meso-, and metalegs, excluding trochanters and claws, 3.0 to 3.3, 3.3 to 3.5, and 3.3 to 3.4 mm; coxal sutures absent; trochanters with 7-10 sensilla, secondary homolog of T[R.sub.2] not observed; anteroventral and posterodorsal natatory sensilla present on femur, tibia, and tarsus; tarsus with anteroventral series restricted to proximal half and posterodorsal series along the length of the segment; tibia without ventral spinulae, tarsal ventral spinulae robust, present anteroventrally on distal half; posterior tarsal claw shorter than anterior and broadly spinous ventrally.