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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019898 - extrinsic component of membrane

Synonyms: GO:0030396, extrinsic to membrane, peripheral membrane protein

Definition: The component of a membrane consisting of gene products and protein complexes that are loosely bound to one of its surfaces, but not integrated into the hydrophobic region.

Summary:
Note that proteins extrinsic to membranes can be removed by treatments that do not disrupt the membrane, such as salt solutions.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044425 - membrane part

Part Of:
GO:0016020 - membrane

Child Classes:
GO:0019897 - extrinsic component of plasma membrane (24)

Term Members:
putative transport protein, ABC superfamily - ATP-binding component (ftsE),
vitamin B12 ABC transporter - ATP binding subunit (btuD),
malate dehydrogenase (mdh),
MacAB-TolC macrolide efflux transport system - membrane fusion protein

Unification Links: GO:0019898

Relationship Links: Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Peripheral_membrane_protein


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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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