Homology may refer to:

  • Homology (anthropology), analogy between human beliefs, practices or artifacts owing to genetic or historical connections
  • Homology (biology), any characteristic of biological organisms that is derived from a common ancestor.
  • Homology (chemistry), the relationship between compounds in a homologous series
  • Homology (mathematics), a procedure to associate a sequence of abelian groups or modules with a given mathematical object
  • Homology modeling, a method of protein structure prediction
  • Homology (sociology), a structural 'resonance' between the different elements making up a socio-cultural whole
  • Homology theory, in mathematics

Homologous may refer to:

  • Homologous chromosomes, chromosomes in a biological cell that pair up (synapse) during meiosis
  • Homologous desensitization, a receptor decreases its response to a signalling molecule when that agonist is in high concentration
  • Homologous recombination, genetic recombination in which nucleotide sequences are exchanged between molecules of DNA
  • Homologous series (chemistry), a series of organic compounds having different quantities of a repeated unit
  • Homologous temperature, the temperature of a material as a fraction of its absolute melting point

Homological may refer to:

  • Homological word, a word expressing a property which it possesses itself
  • Homological algebra, a branch of mathematics

Other articles related to "homology":

Size Functor
... words, the size functor studies the process of the birth and death of homology classes as the lower level set changes ... The concept of size functor was introduced as an extension to homology theory and category theory of the idea of size function ... The concept of size functor is strictly related to the concept of persistent homology group, studied in persistent homology ...
Localization Of A Topological Space - Definitions
... with a map from X to Y such that Y is A-local this means that all its homology groups are modules over A The map from X to Y is universal for (homotopy classes of) maps from X to A ... isomorphisms from the A-localizations of the homology and homotopy groups of X to the homology and homotopy groups of Y ...
Superperfect Group
... is said to be superperfect when its first two homology groups are trivial H1(G, Z) = H2(G, Z) = 0 ... This is stronger than a perfect group, which is one whose first homology group vanishes ... vanish abelianization equals the first homology, while the Schur multiplier equals the second homology ...