Term: SBO:0000280

Name

ligand

Definition

In biochemistry, a ligand is an effector, a physical entity that binds to a site on a receptor's surface by intermolecular forces.

Comment

Created on November 27 2006 by Nicolas Le Novere

Parent(s)

Miscellaneous

Date of creation: 27 November 2006, 22:29
Date of last modification: 28 November 2006, 13:51

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