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GO term:cholesterol binding
GO id:GO:0015485
Definition:Interacting selectively and non-covalently with cholesterol (cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol); the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones.
Number of paths to term: 3

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-alipid binding
                                is-asteroid binding
                                        is-asterol binding
                                                is-acholesterol binding [GO:0015485] (31 genes, 36 annotations)
                                                is-aecdysone binding
                                                is-aoxysterol binding
                                                is-asterol sensor activity


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-aorganic cyclic compound binding
                                is-asteroid binding
                                        is-asterol binding
                                                is-acholesterol binding [GO:0015485] (31 genes, 36 annotations)
                                                is-aecdysone binding
                                                is-aoxysterol binding
                                                is-asterol sensor activity


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-abinding
                        is-asmall molecule binding
                                is-aalcohol binding
                                        is-asterol binding
                                                is-acholesterol binding [GO:0015485] (31 genes, 36 annotations)
                                                is-aecdysone binding
                                                is-aoxysterol binding
                                                is-asterol sensor activity


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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
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