monosaccharide binding

id: GO:0048029
name: monosaccharide binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with any monosaccharide. Monosaccharides are the simplest carbohydrates; they are polyhydroxy aldehydes H[CH(OH)]nC(=O)H or polyhydroxy ketones H[CHOH]nC(=O)[CHOH]mH with three or more carbon atoms. They form the constitutional repeating units of oligo- and polysaccharides.

Child Functions

GO:0005534galactose binding
GO:0005536glucose binding
GO:0005537mannose binding
GO:0016936galactoside binding
GO:0033222xylose binding
GO:0033296rhamnose binding
GO:0033691sialic acid binding
GO:0042806fucose binding
GO:0046871N-acetylgalactosamine binding
GO:0048032galacturonate binding
GO:0070061fructose binding
GO:2001084L-arabinofuranose binding

Parent Functions

GO:0005529sugar binding