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Keyword - Heparin-binding (KW-0358)

Definition

Protein which binds heparin, a highly sulfated glycosaminoglycan which consists of repeating units of disaccharides composed of D-glucosamine, D-glucuronic acid or L-iduronic acid. This anticoagulant is found in the granules of mast cells.

Category

Molecular function

GOi

heparin binding [ GO:0008201 ]

Graphical

Heparin-bindingMolecular function