all-trans retinal binding

id: GO:0005503
name: all-trans retinal binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with 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.

Parent Functions

GO:0016918retinal binding