Definition of paralogy in English:
1 Genetics The state of being paralogous.
- This shows that the acquisition of catalase activity, whether by paralogy or by lateral acquisition of genes, will usually lead to a better performance of aerobic organisms.
- Second, in the study of Baldauf et al., hidden paralogy can be problematic, since many paralogs exist within animals for three of the four genes used (actin, and - and ß-tubulins) and finding the correct orthologs is difficult.
- We analyzed the concatenated alignment of previously available amino acid sequences, although the possibility of paralogy could not be completely excluded.
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