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Descriptor in English: Symporters
Descriptor in Spanish: Simportadores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Simportadores
Descriptor in French: Symporteurs
Entry term(s): Co Transporters
Co-Transporters
Tree number(s): D12.776.157.530.450.625
D12.776.543.585.450.625
Scope note: Membrane transporters that co-transport two or more dissimilar molecules in the same direction across a membrane. Usually the transport of one ion or molecule is against its electrochemical gradient and is "powered" by the movement of another ion or molecule with its electrochemical gradient.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
History Note: 2002
See also the descriptors: Ion Transport MeSH
DeCS UI: 36186
Descriptor UI: D027981
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Symporters - Preferred
Concept UI M0381333
Scope note Membrane transporters that co-transport two or more dissimilar molecules in the same direction across a membrane. Usually the transport of one ion or molecule is against its electrochemical gradient and is "powered" by the movement of another ion or molecule with its electrochemical gradient.
Preferred term Symporters
Entry term(s) Co Transporters
Co-Transporters



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