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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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Headteacher Sandra Furno added: "Given the school's location in Shieldfield, in an area of ongoing regeneration, it is crucial pupils are fully aware of building sites and the health and safety procedures in place in them.
Around 50 children attending Christ Church community centre have come up with some colourful designs for a competition highlighting the dangers of using building sites as makeshift playgrounds.
Construction workers union UCATT revealed 16 per cent of the UK's building site deaths in the last three years happened in Scotland yet Scotland has only eight per cent of the population of the UK.
I never imagined I'd be working on a building site to buy the groceries," she said.
Thieves got into a building site in Coniston Road sometime between Friday and Monday and used a site vehicle to break into a storage area.
Crooks entered an insecure building site at Beggars Rigg and made off with a Stihl-saw worth around pounds 400.
In January, a Polish workman was killed when a crane crashed 120ft into a city centre building site between Seel Street and Colquitt Street.
For youngsters exploring new places to play and seeking new adventures, a building site can often look like a giant playground.
Youngsters at Skelmanthorpe First and Nursery School learned about building site safety during a special assembly.
Led by the Construction Industry's mascot Ivor Goodsite the children from St Philip Evans Catholic Primary in Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, are visiting a local building site.
A MAN had to be cut free from the cab of his lorry after it tipped over on a building site in Aberdeen yesterday.
Kenneth Blyth attacked the 34-year-old on a building site.

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