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Category:GO:0005503 ! all-trans retinal binding

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DAG for GO:0005503id: GO:0005503

name: all-trans retinal binding
namespace: molecular_function
def: "Binding to all-trans retinal, a compound that plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates. All-trans retinal (trans r., visual yellow) results from the bleaching of rhodopsin by light, in which the 11-cis form is converted to the all-trans form. Retinal is one of the forms of vitamin A." [GOC:curators]
synonym: "all-trans retinaldehyde binding" EXACT []
synonym: "trans retinal binding" EXACT []
synonym: "visual yellow binding" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin A binding" BROAD []
synonym: "xanthopsin" RELATED []
is_a: GO:0016918 ! retinal binding

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0005503</GOterm>
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