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molecular function +   
A molecular process that can be carried out by the action of a single macromolecular machine, usually via direct physical interactions with other molecular entities. Function in this sense denotes an action, or activity, that a gene product (or a complex) performs. These actions are described from two distinct but related perspectives: (1) biochemical activity, and (2) role as a component in a larger system/process.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: molecular function
Alternate IDs: GO:0005554
Definition Sources: GOC:pdt

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