Term Information [More information on GPI anchor binding]

Accession
GO:0034235
Name
GPI anchor binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
glycosylphosphatidylinositol binding
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with any glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor. GPI anchors serve to attach membrane proteins to the lipid bilayer of cell membranes. Source: GOC:vw
Comment
Note that this term should be used to annotate gene products that interact non-covalently with GPI anchors, and not proteins that have GPI anchors covalently attached.
History
See term history for GO:0034235 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of GPI anchor binding (GO:0034235)
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GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
GPI anchor binding [is_a relation] is_a  binding (GO:0005488)
GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) ion binding (GO:0043167)
GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) anion binding (GO:0043168)
GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid binding (GO:0008289)
GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative binding (GO:0097367)
GPI anchor binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) phospholipid binding (GO:0005543)
GPI anchor binding [is_a relation] is_a  glycolipid binding (GO:0051861)
GPI anchor binding [is_a relation] is_a  phosphatidylinositol binding (GO:0035091)
Children of GPI anchor binding (GO:0034235)
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lipoarabinomannan binding (GO:0001876) [is_a relation] is_a  GPI anchor binding
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