nonhomologous


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nonhomologous

(ˌnɒnhəʊˈmɒləɡəs)
adj
not homologousrelating to chromosomes that are not part of the same pair
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The frequency of nuclei with nonhomologous associations involving trivalents increased with the number of heterozygous chromosomes, occurring in 30.
The other oligonucleotide capture probes had at least 3 nucleotide mismatches with the nonhomologous Staphylococcus amplicons, and no substantial cross-hybridization was observed.
Although molecular marker analyses directly measure DNA sequence variation among genotypes, results may be confounded by biased or incomplete genome coverage, detection of comigrating nonhomologous fragments, or high crossover frequency between markers used in the evaluation and linked genetic material.
Cytomechanical difficulties associated with proper alignment and synaptic initiation of the medial element are suggested by the number of nonhomologous associations observed between this element and other autosomal or sex-chromosomal elements.
To facilitate detection of nine polymorphisms in a single run, the length of the extension primers was adjusted to a distinct size by addition of a nonhomologous tail to their 5' site (Table 1).
For a given decanucleotide, the same complimentary primer sites may be present on nonhomologous chromosome segments.
In this way, nonhomologous functions are treated as such and can be compared, illuminating the similarities and differences between them.
Probes and primers for TaqMan analysis were designed on the basis of genespecific nonhomologous DNA sequences of the corresponding members.
During meiosis, homologous recombination between neighboring transposable elements at nonhomologous positions on homologous chromosomes would result in unequal exchange of chromatin lying between these sequences.
To facilitate the examination of the seven SNPs simultaneously, each SNP-specific primer was designed to be a different length by the addition of variable lengths of nonhomologous d(GACT) polynucleotide tails to the 5' end of the primer.
Most likely, formation of the Hp 2 allele is the result of a breakage and reunion event at nonhomologous positions within the fourth and second introns of two Hp 1 genes.
This deletion could be the consequence of nonhomologous recombination, favored by the possible topoisomerase I recognition sites [(G/C)(A/T)T] (12) or PyTT sites (13) that lie in the close vicinity of the breakpoints.