retinal binding

id: GO:0016918
name: retinal binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with retinal, one of the forms of vitamin A. Retinal plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates, combining with opsins to form visual pigments in the retina.

Child Functions

GO:000550211-cis retinal binding
GO:0005503all-trans retinal binding

Parent Functions

GO:0005501retinoid binding
GO:0019842vitamin binding