Medical Definition of Hill coefficient

1. A measure of cooperativity in a binding process. A Hill coefficient of 1 indicates independent binding, a value of greater than 1 shows positive cooperativity binding of one ligand facilitates binding of subsequent ligands at other sites on the multimeric receptor complex. Worked out originally for the binding of oxygen to haemoglobin (Hill coefficient of 2.8). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hill Coefficient

Hilary term
Hilary terms
Hilbert
Hilbert space
Hilda
Hildebrand
Hildebrand rules
Hildegard
Hildegarde
Hiligaynon
Hill
Hill's equation
Hill's phenomenon
Hill's sign
Hill-Sachs lesion
Hill coefficient (current term)
Hill constant
Hill operation
Hill reaction
Hillary
Hillary-care
HillaryCare
Hillary Care
Hills Hoist
Hills Hoists
Hillsborough
Hilma
Hilo
Hilton's law

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