name: 11-cis retinal binding
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def: "Interacting selectively and non-covalently with 11-cis retinal, an isomer of retinal that plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates. 11-cis retinal combines with opsin in the rods (scotopsin) to form rhodopsin or visual purple. Retinal is one of the three compounds that makes up vitamin A." [PMID:24403072]
synonym: "11-cis retinaldehyde binding" EXACT 
synonym: "11-cis-retinal binding" NARROW 
synonym: "vitamin A binding" BROAD 
is_a: GO:0016918 ! retinal binding
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