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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Orthology
Definition The relationship of any two homologous characters whose common ancestor lies in the most recent common ancestor of the taxa being considered. In MGI, assertions of Mammalian Homology imply presumed orthology.
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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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last database update
04/08/2014
MGI 5.17
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