Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006863 - purine nucleobase transport

Synonyms: GO:0015852, purine base transmembrane transport, purine base transport

Definition: The directed movement of purine bases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Parent Classes:
GO:0015851 - nucleobase transport

Child Classes:
GO:0015853 - adenine transport (2) ,
GO:0015854 - guanine transport (2) ,
GO:0035344 - hypoxanthine transport (2) ,
GO:0042906 - xanthine transport (3)

Term Members:
guanine / hypoxanthine transporter GhxQ ,
xanthine:H+ symporter XanQ ,
adenine:H+ symporter (adeP) ,
adenine transporter (adeQ) ,
guanine / hypoxanthine transporter GhxP

Unification Links: GO:0006863

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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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