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or par·a·logue  (păr′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
A gene that is related to another gene in the same organism by descent from a single ancestral gene that was duplicated and that may have a different DNA sequence and biological function.

[Back-formation from paralogous : para- (in reference to the parallel descent of the two genes from a single ancestral gene) + (homo)logous.]

pa·ral′o·gous (pə-răl′ə-gəs) adj.


either of a pair of genes derived from the same ancestral gene
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HLA-A is a major histocompatibility complex class I heavy chain paralogue; these paralogues are expressed in nearly all cells [31].
Identification of the three enzymes involved in the conversion of FPP to farnesoic acid in mosquitoes has proven that the 3 proteins are encoded by families of paralogue genes with broad substrate specificity and expression in a wide number of tissues [9, 10, 78, 82].
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