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Saturate

saturate

Filled to repletion; saturated; soaked. Dries his feathers saturate with dew. (Cowper) The sand beneath our feet is saturate With blood of martyrs. (Longfellow)

Origin: L. Saturatus, p. P.

1. To cause to become completely penetrated, impregnated, or soaked; to fill fully; to sate. Innumerable flocks and herbs covered that vast expanse of emerald meadow saturated with the moisture of the atlantic. (Macaulay) Fill and saturate each kind With good according to its mind. (Emerson)

2. (Science: chemistry) To satisfy the affinity of; to cause to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold; as, to saturate phosphorus with chlorine.

Origin: L. Saturatus, p.p. Of saturate to saturate, fr. Satur full of food, sated. See Satire.


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Dissociation Constants

not really, it's similar as Michaelis with enzymes, so you won't get twice so much bound ligands ;) Usually, 10× more is taken to fully saturate ;)

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by JackBean
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... constant (Kd) of 50nM for instance. That means that the receptor is half bound by ligand when the concentration of the ligand is 50nM. To fully saturate a receptor, would one use twice as much ligand? 100nM in this case? Thanks for your help with this.... All the best :)

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Re: Colour of veins

... and the deoxygenated blood is dark red. Even if some diffusion happen when venous blood get in contact with air this diffusion isn't enough to saturate all of the hemoglobin.

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