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GO term:cation transport
Synonym: di-, tri-valent inorganic cation transport
GO id:GO:0006812
Alternate id: GO:0006819, GO:0015674
Definition:The directed movement of cations, atoms or small molecules with a net positive charge, into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-alocalization
                        is-aestablishment of localization
                                is-atransport
                                        is-aion transport
                                                is-aanion transport +
                                                is-acation transport [GO:0006812] (859 genes, 1992 annotations)
                                                        is-aammonium transport +
                                                        is-acation transmembrane transport +
                                                        is-adivalent inorganic cation transport +
                                                        is-ainorganic cation import into cell +
                                                        is-ametal ion transport +
                                                        is-amonovalent inorganic cation transport +
                                                        is-aorganic cation transport +
                                                        is-atrivalent inorganic cation transport +
                                                is-ainorganic ion import into cell +
                                                is-aion transmembrane transport +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of ion transport +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of ion transport +
                                                regulatesregulation of ion transport +


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