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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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UEA- 1 bound to shellfish tissues, but only at high concentration (50 [micro]g/mL), whereas 2 other lectins, DBA and HPA, bound at a lower concentration (1 [micro]g/mL) (Table 3).
This peak may represent leptin bound to higher molecular mass serum proteins, as described previously (15-22).
Although their approaches vary, the following studies found Upward Bound to have a positive influence on students' academic performance.
The estimated concentration of iron bound to the LMW ligands (the so-called chelatable iron) is 1-10 [micro]M in rodent and human cells (Petrat et al.
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.
Quantitation of lysozyme peptides bound to class II MHC molecules indicates very large differences in levels of presentation.
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.