MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006826 - iron ion transport

Synonyms: GO:0015681, iron transport

Definition: The directed movement of iron (Fe) 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:0000041 - transition metal ion transport

Child Classes:
GO:0015682 - ferric iron transport (5),
GO:0015684 - ferrous iron transport (10),
GO:0034755 - iron ion transmembrane transport (7)

Term Members:
ferritin iron storage protein (ftnA),
enterochelin esterase (fes),
Mn2+ / Fe2+: H+ symporter MntH,
iron regulated transporter (IRT2),
iron regulated transporter (IRT1)

Unification Links: GO:0006826

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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