Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0034755 - iron ion transmembrane transport

Synonyms: iron ion membrane transport, transmembrane iron transport

Definition: A process in which an iron ion is transported from one side of a membrane to the other by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore.

Note that this term is not intended for use in annotating lateral movement within membranes.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006826 - iron ion transport,
GO:0098662 - inorganic cation transmembrane transport

Child Classes:
GO:0006827 - high-affinity iron ion transmembrane transport (1),
GO:1903874 - ferrous iron transmembrane transport (4)

Term Members:
ferric enterobactin ABC transporter - ATP binding subunit (fepC)

Unification Links: GO:0034755

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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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