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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0030246
Term Name: carbohydrate binding Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • selectin
  • sugar binding
Definition: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with any carbohydrate, which includes monosaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides as well as substances derived from monosaccharides by reduction of the carbonyl group (alditols), by oxidation of one or more hydroxy groups to afford the corresponding aldehydes, ketones, or carboxylic acids, or by replacement of one or more hydroxy group(s) by a hydrogen atom. Cyclitols are generally not regarded as carbohydrates.
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available