Definition of binding site in English:

binding site

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  • A location on a macromolecule or cellular structure at which chemical interaction with a specific active substance takes place.
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    • In addition to this recognition site, there is often a second downstream binding site with less similarity to the operator sequence.
    • Alternatively, it could have been due to another binding site within the channel.
    • The mutations caused a different pattern of cofactor interaction within the enzyme binding site.

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used to address an English nobleman