MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015793 - glycerol transport

Definition: The directed movement of glycerol into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore. Glycerol is 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.

Parent Classes:
GO:0015791 - polyol transport ,
GO:0008643 - carbohydrate transport

Term Members:
glycerol-3-phosphate:phosphate antiporter (glpT) ,
GlpF ,
AqpZ monomer

Unification Links: GO:0015793

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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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