Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0048037 - cofactor binding

Definition: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with a cofactor, a substance that is required for the activity of an enzyme or other protein. Cofactors may be inorganic, such as the metal atoms zinc, iron, and copper in certain forms, or organic, in which case they are referred to as coenzymes. Cofactors may either be bound tightly to active sites or bind loosely with the substrate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005488 - binding

Child Classes:
GO:0030170 - pyridoxal phosphate binding (59) ,
GO:0048038 - quinone binding (25) ,
GO:0050662 - coenzyme binding (203) ,
GO:0051192 - prosthetic group binding (2)

Term Members:
trimethylamine N-oxide reductase, catalytic subunit (torA) ,
dimethyl sulfoxide reductase, chain A (dmsA) ,
ferrichrome / phage / antibiotic outer membrane porin FhuA ,
AphA monomer ,
predicted acyl-CoA synthetase with NAD(P)-binding Rossmann-fold domain (fdrA) ,
predicted acyl-CoA synthetase with NAD(P)-binding domain and succinyl-CoA synthetase domain (yahF) ,
peptidyl-lysine acetyltransferase (pka) ,
predicted CoA-binding protein with NAD(P)-binding Rossmann-fold domain (yccU) ,
succinyl-CoA synthetase, α subunit (sucD)

Unification Links: GO:0048037

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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