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association constant

 

Definition:

  1. in experimental immunology, a mathematical expression of hapten-antibody interaction: average association constant, K = [hapten-bound antibody]/[free antibody][free hapten];
  2. the equilibrium constant involved in the association of two or more compounds or ions into a new compound; the reciprocal of the dissociation constant.

Synonym(s): binding constant

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