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(Science: chemistry) A specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place (binding site). The part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs.A structural element of protein that determines whether the protein is functional when undergoing a reaction from an enzyme. this structural element will be accordingly shaped to the structure of the enzyme at work on it.


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Re: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?

... slower than ATP hydrolysis? Surely it would just depend on the active site of the enzyme catalysing hydrolysis, and theoretically this could be achieved with ATP ...

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by Maus
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... A 22-mer P-PMO designed to base pair with the translation start site region of EBOV VP35 positive-sense RNA generated sequence-specific and ... cohorts of 5 subjects each and received a single IV infusion of active study drug (0.005, 0.05, 0.5, 1.5, 3, and 4.5 mg/kg per component) ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Views: 12730

Re: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... to be excessively big as long as they can attach to the specific active site. I hope this all helps, as I said, I am no expert in this field these are just my first ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion
Replies: 1
Views: 3130

Why would the identical amino acids region of certain specie

... diverse, somewhere are identical. For example the region coding for active site will be probably conserved, while some loops on surface of the protein will be divergent. ...

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Why would the identical amino acids region of certain specie
Replies: 2
Views: 3655

Re: BAP, brassinolide, triacontanol, Amino, kelp foliar question

... Why pay extra for the "name" when we should be paying for the active ingredient, anyway. I was told that 30% purity Tricontanol is inferior ... purity Triacontanol. I really hope there are true experts here on this site who have had actually used and tested with low purity Triacontanol ...

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by Maton
Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:06 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: BAP, brassinolide, triacontanol, Amino, kelp foliar question
Replies: 15
Views: 28257
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