binding site

binding site
noun Biochemistry a location on a macromolecule or cellular structure at which chemical interaction with a specific active substance takes place.

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  • DNA binding site — DNA binding sites are a type of binding site found in DNA where other molecules may bind. DNA binding sites are distinct from other binding sites in that (1) they are part of a DNA sequence (e.g. a genome) and (2) they are bound by DNA binding… …   Wikipedia

  • NTP binding site — An NTP binding site is a type of binding site found in nucleoside monophosphate (NMP) kinases, N can be adenosine or guanosine. A P loop is one of the structural motifs common for nucleoside triphosphate (NTP) binding sites, it interacts with the …   Wikipedia

  • AP-1 Binding Site — The AP 1 binding site, also known as the AP 1 promoter site, is a DNA nucleotide sequence to which AP 1 (Activator Protein 1) is able to bind. The AP 1 binding site, in humans, has a nucleotide sequence of TGAGTCA. External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • Ribosomal Binding Site — A ribosomal binding site (RBS) is a sequence on mRNA that is bound by the ribosome when initiating protein translation.It can be either the 5 cap of a messenger RNA in eukaryotes, or an internal ribosome entry site (IRES) in viruses, and is not… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha operon ribosome binding site — The alpha operon ribosome binding site in bacteria is surrounded by this complex pseudoknotted RNA structure. Translation of the mRNA produces 4 ribosomal protein products, one of which (S4) acts as a translational repressor by binding to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Primer binding site — PBS Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • PyrR binding site — The PyrR binding site is an RNA element that is found upstream of a variety of genes involved in pyrimidine biosynthesis and transport. References* [1] cite journal | last = Bonner | first = ER | coauthors = D Elia JN, Billips BK, Switzer RL |… …   Wikipedia

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