Homology, paralogy, etc.

Gregory M. Acland gma2 at CORNELL.EDU
Tue Jun 6 10:49:18 EST 1995


I saw recently a good definition of homology, paralogy, and similar terms
defining genes that are related by different paths of descent.
Unfortunately I have lost track of the reference. Does anyone  have a good
reference defining clearly the terms specifying relationships of
corresponding genes in different species (homology?), different genes
belonging to a gene family within a species (paralogy?), and relationships
of gene family members between species (???).

Gregory M. Acland        	       	       	       	       	  (607) 256-5684
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Center for Canine Genetics & Reproduction       	  (607) 256-5689 [fax]
James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health      	   gma2 at cornell.edu
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
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