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Search Results for: specificity

Sensitivity and specificity

Definition noun Statistical measures for assessing the results of diagnostics and screening tests wherein sensitivity... Read More

Substrate specificity

Definition noun A feature of an enzyme activity with regard to the kind of substrate reacting with an enzyme to yield a... Read More

Specificity

specificity The ability of the immune response to interact with individual... Read More

Stereospecificity

Definition noun Relate to the specific points along the chain of configurations resulting in the spatial arrangement of... Read More

Heterospecificity

Definition noun The state of being in a different biological species as another. Supplement For instance, in an aquarium a... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Sorting out

sorting out phenomenon observed to occur when mixed aggregates of dissimilar embryonic cell types are formed in vitro. The... Read More

Apoenzyme

Enzymes are biological catalysts that can increase the rate of chemical reactions in living organisms. Enzymes can only... Read More

Radial immunodiffusion

Definition noun A quantitative immunodiffusion technique used to detect the level of protein (antigen) in a sample by... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Lock-and-key model

Definition noun A model for enzyme-substrate interaction suggesting that the enzyme and the substrate possess specific... Read More

Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More

Gelatinase

Definition noun, plural: gelatinases (1) Pepsin B derived from pepsinogen B. It is similar to pepsin A but with more... Read More

Phosphatase

phosphatase (Science: enzyme) That hydrolyse phosphomonoesters. Acid phosphatases are specific for the single charged... Read More

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Tissue distribution

tissue distribution accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Human milk oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: human milk oligosaccharides An oligosaccharide that occurs in high concentrations and exclusively... Read More

Organ

Definition noun, plural: organs A group of tissues that perform a specific function or group of functions Supplement An... Read More