MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015772 - oligosaccharide transport

Definition: The directed movement of oligosaccharides into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore. Oligosaccharides are molecules with between two and (about) 20 monosaccharide residues connected by glycosidic linkages.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008643 - carbohydrate transport

Child Classes:
GO:0015766 - disaccharide transport (14)

Term Members:
N-acetylneuraminic acid outer membrane channel (nanC)

Unification Links: GO:0015772

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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