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GO term:galactose binding
Synonym: galactose binding lectin
GO id:GO:0005534
Definition:Interacting selectively and non-covalently with the aldohexose galactose (galacto-hexose), a common constituent of many oligo- and polysaccharides.
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

                        is-acarbohydrate binding
                                is-amonosaccharide binding
                                        is-afructose binding
                                        is-afucose binding
                                        is-agalactose binding [GO:0005534] (5 genes, 5 annotations)
                                        is-agalacturonate binding
                                        is-aglucose binding
                                        is-aL-arabinofuranose binding
                                        is-aL-ascorbic acid binding
                                        is-amannose binding
                                        is-arhamnose binding
                                        is-axylose binding

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