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active centre

  1. the part of an ENZYME molecule that interacts with and binds the substrate, forming an enzyme substrate.
  2. the part of an antibody molecule that interacts with and binds the antigen, forming an antibody/antigen complex. See ACTIVE SITE.
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The multicomplex formation is possible if the inhibitor molecule does not fit explicitly the active centre, for example, due to a too short or a too long linker group.
Everyone Active, in partnership with Redcar Council, is reaching out to local sports stars in the run up to the Olympics and will be rewarding successful athletes with either a bronze sponsorship (free access to Everyone Active centres and use of all facilities), silver (free access plus PS1,000 sponsorship fee) or gold (free access plus PS5,000 sponsorship fee).
The club's official charity will offer support from its dedicated health and wellbeing team, providing one-to-one support from a personal trainer, the use of the onsite Everton Active Centre and a personalised training plan.
The objectives of the current proposal is to go beyond a static mechanistic picture obtain from reaction paths developing along active centre potential energy surfaces.
Last year's Open Days saw Tyne and Wear become the fourth best-attended scheme in the country and Newcastle/Gateshead the most active centre in England.
READY: Liverpool boxer Derry Matthews, Greg Dowden and Kathryn Dunn in the Everton Family Active Centre
The huge caldera of Askja is an active centre of a volcanic system and, at 220 metres, is the deepest lake in Iceland.
The day was being run by Belle Vale Community Association sponsored by Lee Valley Housing, Liverpool Active Centre, the city council, Arena Homes, Venture Housing, the NHS and Lee Valley Pensioners Club.
It is definitely on the up and coming list as an active centre for all drugs but particularly for crack cocaine and heroin.
But the revelation today that our area is growing as an active centre for crack cocaine and heroin distribution is a chilling reminder that the war is far from over.