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GO term:channel activity
Synonym: alpha-type channel activity
Synonym: channel-forming toxin activity
Synonym: channel/pore class transporter activity
Synonym: nonselective channel activity
Synonym: pore activity
Synonym: pore class transporter activity
GO id:GO:0015267
Alternate id: GO:0015268, GO:0015249
Definition:Enables the energy-independent facilitated diffusion, mediated by passage of a solute through a transmembrane aqueous pore or channel. Stereospecificity is not exhibited but this transport may be specific for a particular molecular species or class of molecules.
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

                is-atransporter activity
                        is-atransmembrane transporter activity
                                is-apassive transmembrane transporter activity
                                        is-achannel activity [GO:0015267] (435 genes, 1526 annotations)
                                                is-achannel-forming ionophore activity
                                                is-agated channel activity +
                                                is-aglycerol channel activity
                                                is-aholin activity +
                                                is-anarrow pore channel activity +
                                                is-apropanediol channel activity
                                                is-aprotein channel activity +
                                                is-asubstrate-specific channel activity +
                                                is-awide pore channel activity +
                                        is-amobile ion carrier activity

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