OBO ID: GO:0016918
Term Name: retinal binding Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • blue-sensitive opsin
  • green-sensitive opsin
  • long-wave-sensitive opsin
  • opsin
  • red-sensitive opsin
  • retinaldehyde binding
  • short-wave-sensitive opsin
  • UV-sensitive opsin
  • violet-sensitive opsin
  • vitamin A binding
Definition: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with retinal, one of the forms of vitamin A. Retinal plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates, combining with opsins to form visual pigments in the retina.0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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