Term Information [More information on antigen binding]

Accession
GO:0003823
Name
antigen binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
B cell receptor activity, antibody, immunoglobulin, opsonin activity
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with an antigen, any substance which is capable of inducing a specific immune response and of reacting with the products of that response, the specific antibody or specifically sensitized T-lymphocytes, or both. Binding may counteract the biological activity of the antigen. Source: ISBN:0198506732, ISBN:0721662544, GOC:jl
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0003823 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
goslim_chembl
Community
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Ancestors of antigen binding (GO:0003823)
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antigen binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
antigen binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
Children of antigen binding (GO:0003823)
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lipid antigen binding (GO:0030882) [is_a relation] is_a  antigen binding
MHC protein complex binding (GO:0023023) [is_a relation] is_a  antigen binding
peptide antigen binding (GO:0042605) [is_a relation] is_a  antigen binding
protein antigen binding (GO:1990405) [is_a relation] is_a  antigen binding
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