LIGAND

a compound or molecule which conformationally binds to another molecule or compound at a complimentary binding site.

LIGAND: "The process of binding to a receptor site is completed by a ligand, for example, a hormone binding to its complementary receptor."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIGAND," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ligand/ (accessed July 2, 2020).
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