Difference between revisions of "Syntelog"

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A special case of [[ortholog]]s and/or [[paralog]]s where genes are derived from the same ancestral genomic region.
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The term Syntelog is a fusion of "homolog" and "synteny" and references to a special case of [[ortholog]]s and/or [[paralog]]s where genes are derived from the same ancestral genomic region.  Genomic regions that are related through common ancestry are known as being [[syntenic]].
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Special thanks to Damon Lisch for coining this term.

Latest revision as of 12:47, 28 December 2009

The term Syntelog is a fusion of "homolog" and "synteny" and references to a special case of orthologs and/or paralogs where genes are derived from the same ancestral genomic region. Genomic regions that are related through common ancestry are known as being syntenic.

Special thanks to Damon Lisch for coining this term.