Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015696 - ammonium transport

Definition: The directed movement of ammonium into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore. Ammonium is the cation NH4+ which is formed from N2 by root-nodule bacteria in leguminous plants and is an excretory product in ammonotelic animals.

Parent Classes:
GO:0015672 - monovalent inorganic cation transport,
GO:0071705 - nitrogen compound transport

Child Classes:
GO:0015839 - cadaverine transport (1),
GO:0015847 - putrescine transport (9),
GO:0015848 - spermidine transport (3),
GO:0015871 - choline transport (3),
GO:0015879 - carnitine transport (1),
GO:0031460 - glycine betaine transport (8),
GO:0034229 - ethanolamine transport (1),
GO:0072488 - ammonium transmembrane transport (5),
GO:1900751 - 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate transport (1)

Term Members:
AmtB monomer

Unification Links: GO:0015696

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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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