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Molecular binding is a attractive interaction between two molecules which results in a stable association in which the two molecules are in close proximity to each other. The result of molecular binding is formation of a molecular complex.
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Molecular binding can be classified into the following types:
The molecules that can participate in molecular binding include proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and small organic molecules such as drugs. Hence the following types of complexes that form as a result of molecular binding include:
Proteins that form stable complexes with other molecules are often referred to as receptors.
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