Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015684 - ferrous iron transport

Synonyms: ferrous ion transport

Definition: The directed movement of ferrous iron (Fe(II) or Fe2+) ions into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006826 - iron ion transport,
GO:0070838 - divalent metal ion transport

Child Classes:
GO:0070627 - ferrous iron import (1),
GO:1903874 - ferrous iron transmembrane transport (4)

Term Members:
heavy metal divalent cation transporter ZupT,
EfeB dimer,
Mn2+ / Fe2+: H+ symporter MntH,
Fe2+ transporter FeoB,
heme-containing peroxidase/deferrochelatase (efeB),
conserved periplasmic protein (efeO),
hypothetical protein of the OFeT transport family (efeU_1),

Unification Links: GO:0015684

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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