Term Information [More information on sialic acid binding]

Accession
GO:0033691
Name
sialic acid binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
N-acetylneuraminic acid binding
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with sialic acid, any of a variety of N- or O- substituted derivatives of neuraminic acid, a nine carbon monosaccharide. Sialic acids often occur in polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids in animals and bacteria. Source: http://www.biology-online.org, CHEBI:26667, ISBN:0721601465, GOC:add
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History
See term history for GO:0033691 at QuickGO
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sialic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
sialic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
sialic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) ion binding (GO:0043167)
sialic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule binding (GO:0036094)
sialic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anion binding (GO:0043168)
sialic acid binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic acid binding (GO:0043177)
sialic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  carbohydrate derivative binding (GO:0097367)
sialic acid binding [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic acid binding (GO:0031406)

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