Term Information [More information on cholesterol binding]

Accession
GO:0015485
Name
cholesterol binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
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Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with cholesterol (cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol); the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0015485 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of cholesterol binding (GO:0015485)
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cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
cholesterol binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid binding (GO:0008289)
cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound binding (GO:0097159)
cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule binding (GO:0036094)
cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alcohol binding (GO:0043178)
cholesterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) steroid binding (GO:0005496)
cholesterol binding [is_a relation] is_a  sterol binding (GO:0032934)

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