active site

active site

noun Biochemistry.

  1. the part of an enzyme that interacts with the substrate during catalysis.


  1. The part of an enzyme molecule at which catalysis of the substrate occurs.

  1. The part of an enzyme where the catalytic activity on the substrate takes place. See more at enzyme.

The part of an enzyme or antibody where a chemical reaction occurs.

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