Molecular Binding - Types

Types

Molecular binding can be classified into the following types:

  • non-covalent – no chemical bonds are formed between the two interacting molecules hence the association is fully reversible
  • reversible covalent – a chemical bond is formed, however the free energy difference separating the noncovalently-bonded reactants from bonded product is near equilibrium and the activation barrier is relatively low such that the reverse reaction which cleaves the chemical bond easily occurs
  • irreversible covalent – a chemical bond is formed in which the product is thermodynamically much more stable than the reactants such that the reverse reaction does not take place.

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