Connecting genes by comparative genomics
Part 4. Bioinformatics
4.4. Comparative Analysis and Phylogeny
Short Specialist Review
Published Online: 15 NOV 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
How to Cite
Yanai, I. 2005. Connecting genes by comparative genomics. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 4:4.4:48.
- Published Online: 15 NOV 2005
Comparative genomics provides at least three methods beyond traditional sequence similarity for identifying functional links between genes: the examination of common phylogenetic distributions, the analysis of conserved proximity along the chromosomes of multiple genomes, and observations of fusions of genes into a multidomain gene in another organism.
- comparative genomics;
- phylogenetic profiling;
- chromosomal proximity;
- domain fusion