Term Information [More information on retinol binding]

Accession
GO:0019841
Name
retinol binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
vitamin A1 alcohol binding, vitamin A1 binding
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with retinol, vitamin A1, 2,6,6-trimethyl-1-(9'-hydroxy-3',7'-dimethylnona-1',3',5',7'-tetraenyl)cyclohex-1-ene, one of the three components that makes up vitamin A. Retinol is an intermediate in the vision cycle and it also plays a role in growth and differentiation. Source: GOC:curators, CHEBI:50211
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0019841 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of retinol binding (GO:0019841)
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retinol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
retinol binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
retinol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid binding (GO:0008289)
retinol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) isoprenoid binding (GO:0019840)
retinol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule binding (GO:0036094)
retinol binding [is_a relation] is_a  alcohol binding (GO:0043178)
retinol binding [is_a relation] is_a  retinoid binding (GO:0005501)
retinol binding [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin binding (GO:0019842)
Children of retinol binding (GO:0019841)
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all-trans-retinol binding (GO:1904768) [is_a relation] is_a  retinol binding
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