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GO:0016918 retinal binding

Term Information

ID GO:0016918
Name retinal binding
Ontology Molecular Function
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.
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Synonyms

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Type Synonym
related violet-sensitive opsin
broad vitamin A binding
related short-wave-sensitive opsin
related UV-sensitive opsin
related blue-sensitive opsin
related green-sensitive opsin
related long-wave-sensitive opsin
related opsin
related red-sensitive opsin
exact retinaldehyde binding

Annotation Guidance

Usage of this term is subject to the following annotation guidelines:
Annotation Guidelines
Binding term considerationsLink

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0010020 GO:0005501 retinoid binding only_in_taxon 33208 Metazoa
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Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_input CHEBI CHEBI:15035 retinal

Cross-references

Database ID
UniProtKB-KW Vitamin A

Replaces

This term can be used instead of these obsolete terms:
GO Identifier GO Term Name Reason
GO:0015053 opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015059 blue-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015060 green-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015061 red-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015062 violet-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015063 long-wave-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0015064 UV-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918
GO:0016016 short-wave-sensitive opsin CONSIDER GO:0016918

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0016918:
Relationship To GO:0016918 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0005502 11-cis retinal binding
Is a GO:0005503 all-trans retinal binding

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0016918. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0016918 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0016918 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-07-03 Added 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.
2009-07-03 Deleted DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0019842 (vitamin binding)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005501 (retinoid binding)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2004-10-08 Added SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2004-10-08 Updated DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2003-06-10 Updated TERM retinal binding
2003-03-26 Added DEFINITION Interacting selectively with retinal, a compound that plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates. In the retina, retinal combines with opsins to form visual pigments.
2003-03-19 Updated TERM retinal binding activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM retinal binding
2001-12-10 Updated TERM retinal binding
2001-12-10 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2001-04-03 Updated TERM retinaldehyde binding
2001-03-30 Added TERM retinaldehyde binding

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-06-10 Updated TERM retinal binding
2003-03-19 Updated TERM retinal binding activity
2002-02-06 Updated TERM retinal binding
2001-12-10 Updated TERM retinal binding
2001-04-03 Updated TERM retinaldehyde binding
2001-03-30 Added TERM retinaldehyde binding

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-07-03 Added 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.
2009-07-03 Deleted DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM UV-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM blue-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM green-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM long-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM red-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM short-wave-sensitive opsin
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM violet-sensitive opsin
2004-10-08 Added SYNONYM vitamin A binding
2004-10-08 Updated DEFINITION Interacting selectively 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.
2004-04-19 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2004-04-16 Deleted SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding
2003-03-26 Added DEFINITION Interacting selectively with retinal, a compound that plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates. In the retina, retinal combines with opsins to form visual pigments.
2001-12-10 Added SYNONYM retinaldehyde binding

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0019842 (vitamin binding)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0005501 (retinoid binding)
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