sialic acid binding

id: GO:0033691
name: sialic acid binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with sialic acid, any of a variety of N- or O- substituted derivatives of neuraminic acid, a nine carbon monosaccharide. Sialic acids often occur in polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids in animals and bacteria.

Parent Functions

GO:0048029monosaccharide binding