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bound to (be or do something)
Apt or likely to do something. We all thought that Doug was bound to be an artist, so we were very surprised when he became a trader on Wall Street. A: "Do you think it will rain today?" B: "It hasn't rained for weeks, so it's bound to."
bound to do something
certain to do something; destined to do something. Jill's bound to do a good job. We are bound to tell the truth.
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Compared with the furosemide serum binding at a low molar ratio of oleate to albumin (comparable with that observed in resting healthy subjects), the binding of furosemide to serum protein was inhibited when four or more oleate molecules were bound to
one albumin molecule.
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ER in MCF-7 cells growing in monolayer culture.
Sickle hemoglobin without oxygen bound to
it is stickier than normal, so many of these molecules cluster together in long rods.
Hendrickson of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Columbia University in New York finally created a crystal of the protein bound to
two other molecules.
To understand the interactions that determine the size and shape of an atomic nucleus, it helps to have a detailed picture of the simplest possible combination: a proton bound to