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Keyword - Retinol-binding (KW-0683)

Definition

Protein which binds retinol, one of the active form of Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin derived from carotenes. It is a precursor of retinal, the light-absorbing group of visual pigments. Vitamin A is also required for growth.

Synonyms

  • Vitamin A-binding

Category

Ligand

Gene Ontology

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GOi

retinol binding [ GO:0019841 ]

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LigandRetinol-binding
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