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GO term:porin activity
Synonym: outer membrane exporter porin
Synonym: porin
GO id:GO:0015288
Definition:Catalysis of the transfer of substances, sized less than 1000 Da, from one side of the membrane to the other. The transmembrane portions of porins consist exclusively of beta-strands which form a beta-barrel. They are found in the outer membranes of Gram-negative bacteria, mitochondria, plastids and possibly acid-fast Gram-positive bacteria.
Number of paths to term: 1

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Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-atransporter activity
                        is-atransmembrane transporter activity
                                is-apassive transmembrane transporter activity
                                        is-achannel activity
                                                is-awide pore channel activity
                                                        is-agap junction channel activity +
                                                        is-agap junction hemi-channel activity
                                                        is-aporin activity [GO:0015288] (12 genes, 12 annotations)
                                                                is-aautotransporter activity +
                                                                is-afimbrial usher porin activity
                                                                is-along-chain fatty acid transporting porin activity
                                                                is-amaltose transporting porin activity
                                                                is-anucleoside-specific channel forming porin activity
                                                                is-aoligosaccharide transporting porin activity +
                                                                is-atoxin export channel activity


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last database update
08/19/2014
MGI 5.19
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