Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015891 - siderophore transport

Synonyms: GO:0015892, iron-siderophore transport, siderophore-iron transport

Definition: The directed movement of siderophores, low molecular weight Fe(III)-chelating substances, into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Parent Classes:
GO:0015688 - iron chelate transport,
GO:0051649 - establishment of localization in cell

Part Of:
GO:0033214 - iron assimilation by chelation and transport

Child Classes:
GO:0042930 - enterobactin transport (3),
GO:0044718 - siderophore transmembrane transport (2)

Term Members:
probable TonB-dependent receptor (yncD),
ferric coprogen outer membrane porin FhuE,
ferric citrate outer membrane porin FecA,
ferrichrome / phage / antibiotic outer membrane porin FhuA,
ferric enterobactin / colicin B / colicin D outer membrane porin FepA,
enterobactin efflux transporter EntS,
TonB energy transducing system - TonB subunit,
putative outer membrane receptor for iron transport (fiu)

Unification Links: GO:0015891

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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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