Term Information [More information on heparin binding]

Accession
GO:0008201
Name
heparin binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
heparan sulfate binding
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with heparin, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans found mainly as an intracellular component of mast cells and which consist predominantly of alternating alpha-(1->4)-linked D-galactose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine-6-sulfate residues. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0008201 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of heparin binding (GO:0008201)
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heparin binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
heparin binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
heparin binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative binding (GO:0097367)
heparin binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) ion binding (GO:0043167)
heparin binding [is_a relation] is_a  anion binding (GO:0043168)
heparin binding [is_a relation] is_a  glycosaminoglycan binding (GO:0005539)
heparin binding [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur compound binding (GO:1901681)

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