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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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Operator sites validate category information for industry codes via NAICS, product and service classifications via UNSPSC, and geographical codes via ISO 3166.
For the first time, ten telecom equipment and management software vendors together with a telecom operator site have cooperated across the globe to fulfill a working solution which inter-operates seven equipment types through open interfaces developed by the group members.
For the first time, ten telecom equipment and management software vendors, together with a telecom operator site have cooperated across the globe to fulfill a working solution (presented at the TeleManagement World, Dallas Connection Management Demonstration) which inter-operates several equipment types through open interfaces.
The c1 gene repressor prevents the synthesis of almost all lambda proteins by binding to two operator sites on the lambda genome and repressing transcription originating from promotors adjacent to these operators.

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