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GO term:folic acid transporter activity
Synonym: folate transporter activity
Synonym: vitamin B9 transporter activity
Synonym: vitamin M transporter activity
GO id:GO:0008517
Definition:Enables the directed movement of folic acid (pteroylglutamic acid) into, out of or within a cell, or between cells. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines.
Number of paths to term: 2

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


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-atransporter activity
                        is-acofactor transporter activity
                                is-aachromobactin transporter activity
                                is-abiopterin transporter activity
                                is-abiotin transporter activity +
                                is-acoenzyme transporter activity +
                                is-acreatine transmembrane transporter activity +
                                is-aFAD transmembrane transporter activity +
                                is-afolic acid transporter activity [GO:0008517] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                        is-a5-formyltetrahydrofolate transporter activity
                                is-aheme transporter activity +
                                is-aNAD transporter activity +
                                is-anicotinamide mononucleotide transmembrane transporter activity


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-atransporter activity
                        is-avitamin transporter activity
                                is-abiotin transporter activity +
                                is-acobalamin transporter activity +
                                is-adehydroascorbic acid transporter activity
                                is-afolic acid transporter activity [GO:0008517] (6 genes, 8 annotations)
                                        is-a5-formyltetrahydrofolate transporter activity
                                is-aL-ascorbic acid transporter activity +
                                is-aretinol transporter activity
                                is-ariboflavin transporter activity
                                is-athiamine pyrophosphate transporter activity +
                                is-avitamin B6 transporter activity +
                                is-avitamin transmembrane transporter activity +


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last database update
09/09/2014
MGI 5.19
The Jackson Laboratory