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site

(sīt),
A place, location, or locus.
Synonym(s): situs
[L. situs]

site

(sīt) a place, position, or locus.
allosteric site  a site on a multi-subunit enzyme that is not the substrate binding site but that when reversibly bound by an effector induces a conformational change in the enzyme, altering its catalytic properties.
antigen-binding site , antigen-combining site the region of the antibody molecule that binds to antigens.
binding site  in an enzyme or other protein, the three-dimensional configuration of specific groups on specific amino acids that binds specific compounds, such as substrates or effectors, with high affinity and specificity.
operator site  a site adjacent to the structural genes in the operon, where repressor molecules are bound, thereby inhibiting the transcription of the genes in the adjacent operon.
restriction site  a base sequence in a DNA segment recognized by a particular restriction endonuclease.

site

Etymology: L, situs, location
1 location. See also situs.
2 a quantum of space occupied and defined by a cluster of people.

site

Genetics
(1) A (fixed) position on a chromosome or gene.
(2) The position occupied by a mutation within a gene.
 
Vox populi
A place; location.

site

(sīt)
A place or location.
Synonym(s): situs.
[L. situs]

site

  1. an area designated for a particular purpose; see SSSI.
  2. (biochemistry) the location of a reaction or process.

site

(sīt)
A place, location, or locus.
[L. situs]
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