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Homology (biology)

Known as: Homology (trait), Sequence similarity, Homologous organ 
In the context of biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa. A common example… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Editors' introduction to the special issue on homology (Biology and Philosophy Vol. 22, Issue 5, 2007) 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We are grateful to members of the Massague laboratory for insightful discussions. R. S. L. would like to thank S. H. Roan for all… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
I: Algebraic Integers.- II: The Theory of Valuations.- III: Riemann-Roch Theory.- IV: Abstract Class Field Theory.- V: Local… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This paper examines the relation between economic incentives to manage earnings and discretionary accruals and the modifying… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
β‐catenin is a central component of the cadherin cell adhesion complex and plays an essential role in the Wingless/Wnt signaling… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract Although the mechanism of mammalian apoptosis has not been elucidated, a protease of the CED-3/ICE family is anticipated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A new molecular mechanics force field, the Universal force field (UFF), is described wherein the force field parameters are… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Abstract— Logical equivalence between the notions of homology and synapomorphy is reviewed and supported. So‐called… Expand
Review
1990
Review
1990
Superimposition methods for comparing configurations of landmarks in two or more specimens are reviewed. These methods show… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The soil bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a plant pathogen that causes crown-gall tumours after infection of wounded… Expand