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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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The benefits of applying the binding contract rule are most evident in situations in which the parties to the reorganization have agreed on a fixed amount of consideration and fixed the number of acquirer shares to be used in the total consideration.
This indirect method offers the advantage of high sensitivity, but it depends on efficient equilibration of all binding species with the added tracer, and it could be affected by dissociation of bound species during the lengthy chromatography required to separate bound and free species.
When DES was added at the same time as E-HRP, it decreased the binding of E-HRP to its binding site at the plasma membrane, producing a reduced amount of precipitate.
Most AT boots have a more flexible setting for touring and can lock down the same way bindings for downhill do.
The natural enzyme is stabilized in part by the presence of bound calcium at two different sites, a high-affinity site (site A) and a weaker less specific binding site.
The purpose of present study was to elucidate the molecular mechanism of interaction between furosemide and uremic toxin(s), as related to the binding of furosemide to human serum albumin (HSA), and to identify the major inhibitors of this binding.
As data in this application demonstrate, the technology covered under this patent allows us to identify optimal zinc finger DNA-binding protein binding sites and corresponding zinc finger DNA-binding proteins for gene regulation more efficiently.
Furthermore, the regions of the protein that undergo the conformational change contain the binding site for RNA polymerase, which plays a crucial role in the early stages of protein synthesis.
The act required the IRS to establish a program allowing taxpayers and the appeals office to ask for binding arbitration on certain issues that are unresolved at the conclusion of (1) appeals procedures or (2) unsuccessful attempts to enter into an IRC section 7121 closing agreement or a section 7122 compromise.
However, the supposedly binding decision could be vetoed by President Bush, and if so, Amtrak management would be free to once more lock out its engineers, as it did last month.
Jitsu tools include an XML markup language, a page compiler, a client-side data binding engine, JavaScript runtime, control and cross-platform libraries, an animation engine, and Ajax support.