- in experimental immunology, a mathematical expression of hapten-antibody interaction: average association constant, K = [hapten-bound antibody]/[free antibody][free hapten];
- 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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