Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015889 - cobalamin transport

Synonyms: vitamin B12 transport

Definition: The directed movement of cobalamin (vitamin B12), a water-soluble vitamin characterized by possession of a corrin nucleus containing a cobalt atom, into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Parent Classes:
GO:0051180 - vitamin transport,
GO:0071702 - organic substance transport,
GO:0071705 - nitrogen compound transport

Term Members:
vitamin B12 ABC transporter - periplasmic binding protein (btuF),
TonB energy transducing system,
vitamin B12 ABC transporter,
TonB energy transducing system - TonB subunit,
vitamin B12 ABC transporter - ATP binding subunit (btuD),
vitamin B12 ABC transporter - membrane subunit (btuC),
vitamin B12 / E colicin / bacteriophage BF23 outer membrane porin BtuB

Unification Links: GO:0015889

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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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