association constant

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association constant

[ə‚sō·sē′ā·shən ¦kän·stənt]
(biochemistry)
A quantitative description of the affinity of a ligand for a protein that binds to it.
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In the case of sulfate, a 1:1 complex was formed which had a binding constant greater than [10.
The binding constant for the reaction of the surface with divalent ions is [K.
A] is the binding constant at the corresponding temperature, R is the gas constant, T is the absolute temperature.
Given the binding constants for testosterone and inhibitor and the TT and It concentrations, the free concentrations of the ligands F and If were determined by iterative minimization of the function f
Although the binding constant (K) is temperature dependent, experiments have shown that it is difficult to detect this effect without working across a broader temperature range than would be possible in a two or three hour laboratory period.
We also determined the binding constant of glucose to the neutral boronic acid derivatives.
i] are the binding constant and the number of binding sites for the ith class of binding sites, respectively.
Table 1 Binding constant and thermodynamic parameters for the interaction of 6-shogaol with HSA, obtained from fluorescence quench titration experiments at different temperatures, pH 7.