Definitions for "Homolog"
This is a gene, gene product or compound that shares a common ancestry or morphology with a different gene, gene product or compound.
A sequence of DNA or protein that closely resembles another DNA or protein sequence in different organism.
This is a gene or morphological character that shares a common ancestry with a different gene or morphological character.
homologue; homologous; homologous series. A compound belonging to a series of compounds that differ by a repeating group. For example, propanol (CH3CH2CH2OH), n-butanol (CH3CH2CH2CH2OH), and n-pentanol (CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2OH) are homologs; they belong to a homologous series CH3(CH2)nOH.
a term coined in The Historic King Arthur and Historic Figures of the Arthurian Era referring to two or more different names or epithets which knowingly or unknowingly applies to the same genetic individual.
Elements in the same periodic table group that tend to exhibit similar, but not identical, chemical properties.