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Term:
membrane curvature sensor activity (GO:0140090)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
lipid binding +     
diacylglycerol binding  
fatty acid binding +   
glycolipid binding +   
isoprenoid binding +   
leptomycin B binding  
lipid antigen binding +   
lipopeptide binding +   
lipopolysaccharide binding  
membrane curvature sensor activity  
Preferential binding of proteins on curved membranes. The binding to curved membranes by insertion (aka wedging) to curved membranes is mediated by both the hydrophobic and hydrophilic faces of the helix of membrane curvature sensing (MCS) proteins.
phospholipid binding +   
sphingolipid binding +   
steroid binding +   
triglyceride binding  

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Definition Sources: PMID:25898166

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