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binding site

[′bīn·diŋ ‚sīt]
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The researchers showed that the number of evolutionary adaptations to the part of the machinery that regulates genes, called transcription factor binding sites, might be roughly equal to adaptations to the genes themselves.
These observations and the fact that biosynthetic processing in the liver hepatocyte requires noncovalent association prior to disulfide bond formation indicates C8[alpha] and C8[gamma] contain mutually recognizable binding sites.
The model predicted specific binding sites for C[O.
If choline is added to a culture of pneumococci, the molecules occupy the choline binding sites of the CBPs so that the proteins no longer can bind to the cell walls of the pneumococci.
Currently, the stoichiometry of iron to frataxin is unknown, as is the exact iron binding sites.
3]H]estradiol binding sites and thus antagonizes estrogenic response through nonclassical pathways (Maggiolini et al.
In an initial analysis of 29 of these sites, 18 were determined to be strong binding sites for SRC-3.
125]I]D-147 in comparison to known binding sites of other DAT inhibitors.
The C8a subunit contains distinct binding sites for C8b, C8g, C9, and the complement regulatory protein CD59.
Distinctive hydration patterns for each of the quaternary structures were observed, but a number of conserved water molecule binding sites were found that are independent of the conformational state of the protein.
13] The crystalographically modeled surface features of human rhinovirus-14 provide binding sites for approximately 360 zinc ions.
Further-more, transfection results show that promoters containing one IRF-2 binding site activate tr anscription while those promoters with two IRF-2 binding sites repress transcription.