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binding

(bīnd'ing),
The perceptual connection between aspects of a visual experience, such that the color of a moving object appears to be unified with the object (for example, whereas movement and color are processed in different brain regions).

binding

The specific adherence of a molecule to one or more others, which reflects complementarity between between them—e.g., enzymes binding to substrates; antibodies to antigens; DNA to complementary strands of nucleic acids.

bind·ing

(bīnd'ing)
The perceptual connection between aspects of a visual experience, such that the color of a moving object appears to be unified with the object (e.g., whereas movement and color are processed in different brain regions).

binding,

n a reversible combination of various drugs with body constituents such as plasma proteins.

binding

1. holding separate units together.
2. in meat hygiene terms, the capacity to absorb and retain water.

binding element
a specific sequence in DNA, usually less than 10 nucleotides, to which a particular protein binds; the tertiary structure of the sequence also influences the binding.
binding quality
a measurement of the binding capacity of a sample, e.g. of meat.
binding test
is used to measure amounts of antigen or antibody by measuring the amount to which it is bound in an immune complex either directly (primary), after separation by precipitation, agglutination or complement fixation (secondary) or the in vivo effects (tertiary).

Patient discussion about binding

Q. My friend has Progressive MS, he is bound to a wheelchair, Prognosis? How can I help? He must be moved by a Hoyer Lift, he has caregivers. He has a beautiful voice and does have enough ability to move in his chair around local community. He has some bad days with spacicity, I want to help but am unsure as to how? He is 60? or so and lives on his own, he has had MS for many years and a number of complications, such as pneumonia and decubitus. Please help me to help him!

A. There are a number of ideas and resources for social and recreational activities (i.e. wheelchair sports, dancing, travel, aviation, etc.) that may be helpful, which can be found at www.mobility-advisor.com.

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Additional large gifts to the library include those of the bibliographer Ernest Reginald McClintock Dix who presented a number of fine Irish bindings in 1905.
The gear has improved markedly in the past 10 years, with better heel and toe release mechanisms, lighter weight and step-in bindings that are very similar to those on downhill skis.
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The company will use COSMOSWorks to ensure critical bindings parts can withstand the beating that snowboarders deliver in endless hours on the slopes, in halfpipes and on jumps, rails, and other obstacles.
New safety binding for skiboards greatly reduces the risk of injury
The skins are removed and the bindings locked down for the downhill run.
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In a related press release today, Sun announced an agreement with SGI(R) (NYSE:SGI) to cooperate on developing Java bindings to the OpenGL application programming interface (API), Khronos intends to leverage this work to define standardized bindings between Java and OpenGL ES.