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GO term:DNA binding
Synonym: microtubule/chromatin interaction
Synonym: plasmid binding
GO id:GO:0003677
Definition:Any molecular function by which a gene product interacts selectively and non-covalently with DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid).
Number of paths to term: 2

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-aheterocyclic compound binding
                                is-anucleic acid binding
                                        is-aannealing activity +
                                        is-abase pairing +
                                        is-aDNA binding [GO:0003677] (1890 genes, 3796 annotations)
                                                is-abase pairing with DNA +
                                                is-adamaged DNA binding +
                                                is-aDNA binding, bending +
                                                is-aDNA clamp loader activity
                                                is-arecombination hotspot binding
                                                is-aregulatory region DNA binding +
                                                is-asequence-specific DNA binding +
                                                is-astructure-specific DNA binding +
                                        is-aDNA/RNA hybrid binding +
                                        is-aregulatory region nucleic acid binding +
                                        is-aRNA binding +
                                        is-atranslation regulator activity, nucleic acid binding +


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-aorganic cyclic compound binding
                                is-anucleic acid binding
                                        is-aannealing activity +
                                        is-abase pairing +
                                        is-aDNA binding [GO:0003677] (1890 genes, 3796 annotations)
                                                is-abase pairing with DNA +
                                                is-adamaged DNA binding +
                                                is-aDNA binding, bending +
                                                is-aDNA clamp loader activity
                                                is-arecombination hotspot binding
                                                is-aregulatory region DNA binding +
                                                is-asequence-specific DNA binding +
                                                is-astructure-specific DNA binding +
                                        is-aDNA/RNA hybrid binding +
                                        is-aregulatory region nucleic acid binding +
                                        is-aRNA binding +
                                        is-atranslation regulator activity, nucleic acid binding +


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last database update
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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