Term Information [More information on sterol binding]

Accession
GO:0032934
Name
sterol binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0005498
sterol carrier activity
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with a sterol, any steroid containing a hydroxy group in the 3 position, closely related to cholestan-3-ol. Source: CHEBI:15889, GOC:mah
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0032934 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of sterol binding (GO:0032934)
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sterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
sterol binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
sterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid binding (GO:0008289)
sterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound binding (GO:0097159)
sterol binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule binding (GO:0036094)
sterol binding [is_a relation] is_a  alcohol binding (GO:0043178)
sterol binding [is_a relation] is_a  steroid binding (GO:0005496)
Children of sterol binding (GO:0032934)
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cholesterol binding (GO:0015485) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol binding
ecdysone binding (GO:0035100) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol binding
oxysterol binding (GO:0008142) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol binding
sterol sensor activity (GO:0032935) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol binding
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