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bound

(bownd),
1. Limited; circumscribed; enclosed.
2. Denoting a substance, such as iodine, phosphorus, calcium, morphine, or some other drug, which is not in readily diffusible form but exists in combination with a high molecular weight substance, especially protein.
3. Fixed to a receptor, such as on a cell membrane.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bound

(B, BD) (bownd)
1. Limited; circumscribed; attached; enclosed.
2. Denoting a substance, such as iodine, phosphorus, calcium, morphine, or some other drug, which is not in readily diffusible form but exists in combination with a high molecular weight substance, especially protein.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bound

(bownd)
1. Limited; circumscribed; enclosed.
2. Denoting a substance which is not in readily diffusible form but exists in combination with a high molecular weight substance, especially protein.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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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In fact, the heparin-induced cascade effect of fatty acids on the serum binding of ketoprofen, which is bound to site II on HSA, was also observed for the fatty acid-indole uremic toxin-ketoprofen system [21].
Among seven people with sickle-cell disease and five without it, breathing various concentrations of nitric oxide did not change the affinity with which sickle hemoglobin bound to oxygen in blood drawn from the test subjects, Gladwin and his colleagues reported in the October 1999 JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION.
Instead, the image showed only the polymerase bound to the target DNA.
By comparing how much natural hormone bound to the receptors or binding proteins-with and without the pollutant-he was able to measure the binding of the pseudohormone.
Torkild Andersen and his collaborators are using the new storage ring ASTRID at Aarhus University in Denmark to investigate the weak interactions of electrons loosely bound to atoms and simple molecules.
Wilson and his Scripps colleagues used another approach: They coaxed labgrown fruit fly cells into manufacturing empty MHC-I molecules, which the researchers bound to viral peptides.
But when the researchers mixed TCDD and the receptor with fluid taken from ground-up cells, the complex indeed bound to DNA.
It bound to HIV protease in vitro 10,000 times more effectively than to several other human proteases.