pattern recognition receptor activity

id: GO:0008329
name: pattern recognition receptor activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Combining with a molecular pattern based on a repeating or polymeric structure, such as a polysaccharide or peptidoglycan, to initiate a change in cell activity. Such molecular patterns are sometimes associated with potential pathogens.

Child Functions

GO:0001873polysaccharide receptor activity
GO:0001875lipopolysaccharide receptor activity
GO:0001877lipoarabinomannan receptor activity
GO:0016019peptidoglycan receptor activity
GO:0070892lipoteichoic acid receptor activity

Parent Functions

GO:0004872receptor activity
GO:0038023signaling receptor activity