Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015079 - potassium ion transmembrane transporter activity

Synonyms: GO:0022817, potassium transporter activity

Definition: Enables the transfer of potassium ions (K+) from one side of a membrane to the other.

Parent Classes:
GO:0046873 - metal ion transmembrane transporter activity,
GO:0015077 - monovalent inorganic cation transmembrane transporter activity

Child Classes:
GO:0005267 - potassium channel activity (3),
GO:0008556 - potassium-transporting ATPase activity (4),
GO:0015388 - potassium uptake transmembrane transporter activity (2),
GO:0015503 - glutathione-regulated potassium exporter activity (2),
GO:0022820 - potassium ion symporter activity (2),
GO:0022821 - potassium ion antiporter activity (5)

Term Members:
K+ transporter Kup,
NAD-binding component of TrK potassium transporter (trkA)

Unification Links: GO:0015079

Relationship Links: Rhea:RELATED-TO:29466

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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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