Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015513 - nitrite uptake transmembrane transporter activity

Synonyms: nitrite uptake permease activity

Definition: Enables the transfer of nitrite from the outside of a cell to the inside of the cell across a membrane.

Parent Classes:
GO:0015113 - nitrite transmembrane transporter activity ,
GO:0015291 - secondary active transmembrane transporter activity ,
GO:0015563 - uptake transmembrane transporter activity

Term Members:
nitrite transporter NirC ,
nitrate:nitrite antiporter NarK

Unification Links: GO:0015513

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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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