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Bound

Describing a party to a contract who is legally obligated to follow that contract. A bound party who violates the contract may be sued for damages.
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In contrast, uremic toxins that contain an indole ring and HA were primarily bound to site II, another major drug-binding area, which is located in subdomain IIIA of the HSA structure [17].
In the May 3, 2002 Science, Belcher describes how she genetically altered the proteins at the tips of bacteria-infecting viruses, known as bacteriophages, so that they bound to zinc sulfide semiconductor crystals called quantum dots.
Measuring the radioactivity indicated the amount of DNA bound to the ATR.
Our paper shows that E2 bound to the L-SIGN receptor as a potential means of targeting the liver.
Last week, at the Society of Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, James Eberwine of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his colleagues described another antibody-based technique that identifies RNAs bound to FMRP.
Once bound to DNA, the estrogen/estrogen receptor complex modulates the transcription of target genes (11,12) through which it exerts its effects.