Term Information [More information on MHC class II protein binding]

Accession
GO:0042289
Name
MHC class II protein binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
major histocompatibility complex class II binding, major histocompatibility complex class II ligand
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with major histocompatibility complex class II molecules; a set of molecules displayed on cell surfaces that are responsible for lymphocyte recognition and antigen presentation. Source: GOC:jl
Comment
Note that this term does not include binding to the antigen peptide bound to the MHC protein. Consider also annotating to the molecular function term 'peptide antigen binding ; GO:0042605' or one of its children.
History
See term history for GO:0042289 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of MHC class II protein binding (GO:0042289)
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MHC class II protein binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
MHC class II protein binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) binding (GO:0005488)
MHC class II protein binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) protein binding (GO:0005515)
MHC class II protein binding [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) receptor binding (GO:0005102)
MHC class II protein binding [is_a relation] is_a  MHC protein binding (GO:0042287)
Children of MHC class II protein binding (GO:0042289)
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MHC class II protein binding, via antigen binding groove (GO:0042658) [is_a relation] is_a  MHC class II protein binding
MHC class II protein binding, via lateral surface (GO:0042657) [is_a relation] is_a  MHC class II protein binding
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