<biochemistry, chemistry, immunology> The situation where two interacting species are present in concentrations just sufficient to produce occupation of all binding sites. Only used to describe high avidity interactions, especially the antibody/antigen interaction.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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