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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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With the C-arm in the progression view, the virtual needle path was shown with centimeter markings and with two colored rings at the ends marking the puncture site and the target portal vein.
In the literature we analyzed, PLPH management is generally aimed at limiting cerebral vasodilatation, reconstituting the lost CSF and sealing the puncture site.
For experimental group, puncture site bleeding was assessed hourly for the first 4 hours and before and after each ambulation, whereas for the control group it was assessed hourly for the first 6 hours and at the end of the 6 hours.
After obtaining the desired amount of blood, withdraw the needle and apply pressure to the puncture site with the 4x4 gauge.
The practice of prolonged bed rest was believed to be necessary to ensure adequate haemostasis at the femoral puncture site after the coronary diagnostic and interventional procedures (Fowlow et al.
After the puncture site was cleansed and bandaged, the subject assessed the perceived pain upon initial skin puncture ([t.
Over the years, a variety of methods, such as direct pressure (manual compression), sandbags and mechanical clamps, have been used to close the puncture site and achieve hemostasis (cessation of bleeding).
Following the catheterization, Anglo-Seal was used to clot the patient's groin puncture site.
In Region IX of Chile, Castillo (14,15) described a higher frequency of bleeding events (71% and 81%), including hematemesis, hemoptisis, epistaxis, and puncture site bleeding, similar to what we observed in 64% of the patients (Tables 1 and 2).
Vascular Solutions manufactures, markets and sells the Duett sealing device which combines an easy-to-use balloon catheter delivery mechanism with a biological procoagulant mixture to enable cardiologists and radiologists to rapidly seal the puncture site following catheterization procedures such as angiography, angioplasty and stenting.