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GO term:cofactor binding
GO id:GO:0048037
Definition:Interacting selectively and non-covalently with a cofactor, a substance that is required for the activity of an enzyme or other protein. Cofactors may be inorganic, such as the metal atoms zinc, iron, and copper in certain forms, or organic, in which case they are referred to as coenzymes. Cofactors may either be bound tightly to active sites or bind loosely with the substrate.
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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-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-achromatin binding +
                        is-acofactor binding [GO:0048037] (263 genes, 343 annotations)
                                is-acoenzyme binding +
                                is-ahydroquinone binding
                                is-airon-sulfur-molybdenum cofactor binding
                                is-aprosthetic group binding +
                                is-apyridoxal phosphate binding
                                is-aquinone binding +
                        is-adinitrosyl-iron complex binding
                        is-adrug binding +
                        is-aextracellular matrix binding +
                        is-afatty acid derivative binding +
                        is-aflavonoid binding +
                        is-aflurbiprofen binding
                        is-aheterocyclic compound binding +
                        is-ahormone binding +
                        is-ahost cell surface binding +
                        is-ahydroxyapatite binding
                        is-aion binding +
                        is-alipid binding +
                        is-ametal cluster binding +
                        is-amicrofibril 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-apoly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) binding
                        is-apolyamine binding +
                        is-aprotein binding +
                        is-aprotein-lipid complex binding +
                        is-aquaternary ammonium group binding +
                        is-aribonucleoprotein complex binding +
                        is-aS-nitrosoglutathione binding
                        is-aselenium binding
                        is-asmall molecule binding +
                        is-asulfur compound binding +
                        is-atoxic substance binding
                        is-avirion binding
                        is-awater binding +


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last database update
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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