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Descriptor English:   Ligands 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ligandos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ligantes 
Tree Number:   D27.720.470.480
Definition English:   A molecule that binds to another molecule, used especially to refer to a small molecule that binds specifically to a larger molecule, e.g., an antigen binding to an antibody, a hormone or neurotransmitter binding to a receptor, or a substrate or allosteric effector binding to an enzyme. Ligands are also molecules that donate or accept a pair of electrons to form a coordinate covalent bond with the central metal atom of a coordination complex. (From Dorland, 27th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   IM general only; usually NIM with specific compound IM
See Related English:   Radioligand Assay
Receptors, Cell Surface
History Note English:   74(73) 
Record Number:   8200 
Unique Identifier:   D008024 

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