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Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. EDL933 Transport Reactions

How to Navigate: A class hierarchy (ontology) allows you to retrieve information according to categories of interest. In the class hierarchy that follows, each line names a single class of biological objects. The levels of indentation indicate a subclass relationship to the class above. The numbers in parentheses indicate the number of instances of that class. Clicking on a class will display a page containing its instances (the biological objects that are direct children of that class). A class page also lists the parent classes and child classes, allowing you to navigate up and down in the hierarchy.

Summary: Transport reactions are reactions in which at least one species is transported across a membrane. The species may or may not be chemically modified in the course of the reaction. Typically, transport reactions are catalysed by membrane proteins known as transporters (with the exception of simple diffusion reactions). Transporters can function without an input of energy (faciltated diffusion), or they can be driven by electrochemical potential gradients (secondary transport) or by other energy sources such as light or ATP hydrolysis (primary transport).


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