retinol binding

id: GO:0019841
name: retinol binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with retinol, vitamin A1, 2,6,6-trimethyl-1-(9'-hydroxy-3',7'-dimethylnona-1',3',5',7'-tetraenyl)cyclohex-1-ene, one of the three components that makes up vitamin A. Retinol is an intermediate in the vision cycle and it also plays a role in growth and differentiation.

Parent Functions

GO:0005501retinoid binding
GO:0019842vitamin binding