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GO term:folic acid binding
Synonym: folate binding
Synonym: vitamin B9 binding
Synonym: vitamin M binding
GO id:GO:0005542
Definition:Interacting selectively and non-covalently with folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines.
Number of paths to term: 5

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-abiotin binding
                                is-acamalexin binding
                                is-acocaine binding
                                is-acoenzyme F420 binding
                                is-adethiobiotin binding
                                is-adiazepam binding
                                is-adihydrofolic acid binding
                                is-aectoine binding
                                is-aflavanol binding +
                                is-afolic acid binding [GO:0005542] (12 genes, 14 annotations)
                                is-ahistamine binding
                                is-ahydroxyectoine binding
                                is-aleptomycin B binding
                                is-alipoamide binding
                                is-alipoic acid binding
                                is-amacrolide binding +
                                is-amethotrexate binding
                                is-amolybdopterin cofactor binding
                                is-anucleic acid binding +
                                is-anucleobase binding +
                                is-anucleoside binding +
                                is-anucleoside phosphate binding +
                                is-apenicillin binding
                                is-aproline binding
                                is-apyridoxal phosphate binding
                                is-apyrroloquinoline quinone binding
                                is-ariboflavin binding
                                is-aserotonin binding
                                is-atetrahydrobiopterin binding +
                                is-atetrapyrrole binding +
                                is-athiamine binding
                                is-athiamine pyrophosphate binding
                                is-athienylcyclohexylpiperidine binding
                                is-avitamin B6 binding +
                                is-avitamin E binding


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-aion binding
                                is-aanion binding
                                        is-acarboxylic acid binding
                                                is-aamino acid binding
                                                        is-amodified amino acid binding
                                                                is-adihydrofolic acid binding
                                                                is-afolic acid binding [GO:0005542] (12 genes, 14 annotations)
                                                                is-aglutathione binding
                                                                is-aL-DOPA binding
                                                                is-aphosphatidylserine binding
                                                                is-aphosphopantetheine binding


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-aorganic cyclic compound binding
                                is-a1-(4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)propan-2-amine binding
                                is-abiotin binding
                                is-acamalexin binding
                                is-acatecholamine binding +
                                is-acocaine binding
                                is-acoenzyme F420 binding
                                is-adethiobiotin binding
                                is-adiazepam binding
                                is-adibutyl phthalate binding
                                is-adihydrofolic acid binding
                                is-adiphenyl phthalate binding
                                is-aectoine binding
                                is-aflavanol binding +
                                is-afolic acid binding [GO:0005542] (12 genes, 14 annotations)
                                is-ahistamine binding
                                is-ahydroquinone binding
                                is-ahydroxyectoine binding
                                is-aleptomycin B binding
                                is-alipoamide binding
                                is-alipoic acid binding
                                is-amacrolide binding +
                                is-amethotrexate binding
                                is-amolybdopterin cofactor binding
                                is-anucleic acid binding +
                                is-anucleobase binding +
                                is-anucleoside binding +
                                is-anucleoside phosphate binding +
                                is-apenicillin binding
                                is-aphthalate binding
                                is-apolychlorinated biphenyl binding
                                is-aproline binding
                                is-apyridoxal phosphate binding
                                is-apyrroloquinoline quinone binding
                                is-ariboflavin binding
                                is-asalicylic acid binding
                                is-aserotonin binding
                                is-asteroid binding +
                                is-asuramin binding
                                is-atetrahydrobiopterin binding +
                                is-atetrapyrrole binding +
                                is-athiamine binding
                                is-athiamine pyrophosphate binding
                                is-athienylcyclohexylpiperidine binding
                                is-atyrosine binding
                                is-avitamin B6 binding +
                                is-avitamin E binding


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-asmall molecule binding
                                is-aorganic acid binding
                                        is-acarboxylic acid binding
                                                is-aamino acid binding
                                                        is-amodified amino acid binding
                                                                is-adihydrofolic acid binding
                                                                is-afolic acid binding [GO:0005542] (12 genes, 14 annotations)
                                                                is-aglutathione binding
                                                                is-aL-DOPA binding
                                                                is-aphosphatidylserine binding
                                                                is-aphosphopantetheine binding


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-asmall molecule binding
                                is-avitamin binding
                                        is-abiotin binding
                                        is-acobalamin binding
                                        is-afolic acid binding [GO:0005542] (12 genes, 14 annotations)
                                        is-aL-ascorbic acid binding
                                        is-aphosphopantetheine binding
                                        is-aretinal binding +
                                        is-aretinol binding
                                        is-athiamine binding
                                        is-athiamine pyrophosphate binding
                                        is-avitamin B6 binding +
                                        is-avitamin D binding +
                                        is-avitamin E binding


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