Term Information [More information on folic acid binding]

Accession
GO:0005542
Name
folic acid binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
folate binding, vitamin B9 binding, vitamin M binding
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0005542 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of folic acid binding (GO:0005542)
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folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) ion binding (GO:0043167)
folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule binding (GO:0036094)
folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anion binding (GO:0043168)
folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic acid binding (GO:0043177)
folic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carboxylic acid binding (GO:0031406)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  amide binding (GO:0033218)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  amino acid binding (GO:0016597)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  heterocyclic compound binding (GO:1901363)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  modified amino acid binding (GO:0072341)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  organic cyclic compound binding (GO:0097159)
folic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin binding (GO:0019842)

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