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Term Information

Accession
GO:0046872
Name
metal ion binding
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
metal binding, heavy metal binding
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Interacting selectively and non-covalently with any metal ion. Source: GOC:ai
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0046872 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_drosophila
goslim_flybase_ribbon
goslim_agr
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Parents of metal ion binding (GO:0046872)
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metal ion binding [is_a relation] is_a  cation binding (GO:0043169)
Children of metal ion binding (GO:0046872)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
metal chelating activity (GO:0046911) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
alkali metal ion binding (GO:0031420) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
metal ion sequestering activity (GO:0140487) [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  metal ion binding
magnesium ion binding (GO:0000287) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
calcium ion binding (GO:0005509) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
metallochaperone activity (GO:0016530) [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  metal ion binding
lead ion binding (GO:0032791) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
transition metal ion binding (GO:0046914) [is_a relation] is_a  metal ion binding
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