Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006826 - iron ion transport

Synonyms: GO:0015681, iron transport

Definition: The directed movement of iron (Fe) ions into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Parent Classes:
GO:0000041 - transition metal ion transport

Child Classes:
GO:0015682 - ferric iron transport (7) ,
GO:0015684 - ferrous iron transport (9) ,
GO:0034755 - iron ion transmembrane transport (5) ,
GO:0097286 - iron ion import (1)

Term Members:
enterochelin esterase (fes) ,
bacterioferritin monomer (bfr) ,
ferritin iron storage protein (ftnA) ,
Mn2+ / Fe2+: H+ symporter MntH

Unification Links: GO:0006826

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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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