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Keyword - Symport (KW-0769)

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Definition

Protein involved in the transport of solutes across a biological membrane in one direction, which depends on the transport of another solute in the same direction. One molecule can move up an electrochemical gradient because the movement of the other molecule is more favorable. Example: the sodium/glucose co-transport.

Category

Biological process

GOi

symporter activity [ GO:0015293 ]

Graphical

SymportTransportBiological process