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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The binding mode of complex with DNA was depicted by peak patterns of recorded spectra while extent of its binding was reflected by calculating its binding constant (Kb) value.
t]] are the ligand and the total protein concentrations, respectively The number of binding sites (n) and the binding constant ([K.
2b) and the value of the binding constant (K) for HSA-cisplatin derivative complex is found to be 0.
3]H]-NAMH binding constant (Figure 3) in both treated and control fish with respect to that of rodents (unpublished data).
Chloride binds in a 2:1 fashion as shown in Figure 2b, with a binding constant of almost 12,000 (Kp and ca.
BAPTA, a calcium chelator with a binding constant in this range, affects membrane fusion while chelators with either a lower or higher binding constant do not (6).
i] is the binding constant for the ion i, [Alpha] is the proportion of the adsorbate present as the ion i, [Gamma] is the relevant activity coefficient, c is the total concentration of the adsorbate, z is the valency of the adsorbing ion, [Psi] is the electrical potential in the plane of adsorption of the particular slice, and F is the Faraday constant.
where KT is binding constant (L/g) BT is constant related to heat of sorption.
a] is the binding constant, reflecting the degree of interaction between ApoB100/LDL and the polyphenols, and n is the number of binding sites specifying the number of polyphenol molecules bound to the macromolecule.