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GO term:binding
Synonym: ligand
GO id:GO:0005488
Definition:The selective, non-covalent, often stoichiometric, interaction of a molecule with one or more specific sites on another molecule.
CommentsNote that this term is in the subset of terms that should not be used for direct, manual gene product annotation. Please choose a more specific child term, or request a new one if no suitable term is available. For ligands that bind to signal transducing receptors, consider the molecular function term 'receptor binding ; GO:0005102' and its children.
Number of paths to term: 1

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

obsolete Gene_Ontology
                is-aantioxidant activity +
                is-abinding [GO:0005488] (12210 genes, 39530 annotations)
                        is-a2-aminoethylphosphonate binding
                        is-aacyl binding
                        is-aalkene binding +
                        is-aamide binding +
                        is-aamine binding +
                        is-aantigen binding +
                        is-abinding, bridging +
                        is-acalcium oxalate binding
                        is-acarbohydrate binding +
                        is-acarbohydrate derivative binding +
                        is-acarbon dioxide binding
                        is-acofactor binding +
                        is-adinitrosyl-iron complex binding
                        is-adrug binding +
                        is-aextracellular matrix binding +
                        is-afatty acid derivative binding +
                        is-aflavonoid binding +
                        is-aheterocyclic compound binding +
                        is-ahormone binding +
                        is-ahost cell surface binding +
                        is-ahydroxyapatite binding
                        is-aion binding +
                        is-alipid binding +
                        is-amacromolecular complex binding +
                        is-ametal cluster binding +
                        is-aMgATP(2-) binding
                        is-amicrofibril binding
                        is-amodified amino acid binding +
                        is-aneurotransmitter binding +
                        is-anitric oxide binding +
                        is-aodorant binding +
                        is-aorganic cyclic compound binding +
                        is-aoxygen binding +
                        is-apattern binding +
                        is-apigment binding +
                        is-aplatinum binding
                        is-apoly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) binding
                        is-apolyamine binding +
                        is-aprotein binding +
                        is-aquaternary ammonium group binding +
                        is-aselenium binding
                        is-asmall molecule binding +
                        is-asulfur compound binding +
                        is-asynthetic cannabinoid binding
                        is-atetrahydrofolyl-poly(glutamate) polymer binding
                        is-atoxic substance binding
                        is-avirion binding
                        is-awater binding +
                        is-axenon atom binding
                is-acatalytic activity +
                is-achemoattractant activity +
                is-achemorepellent activity
                is-aD-alanyl carrier activity
                is-aelectron carrier activity +
                is-ametallochaperone activity +
                is-amolecular function regulator +
                is-amolecular transducer activity +
                is-amorphogen activity
                is-anucleic acid binding transcription factor activity +
                is-anutrient reservoir activity
                is-aprotein tag
                is-astructural molecule activity +
                is-atranscription factor activity, protein binding +
                is-atranslation regulator activity +
                is-atransporter activity +

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