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A class of transmembrane protein that allows substances to cross plasma membranes far faster than would be possible by diffusion alone. A major class of transport proteins expend energy to move substances (active transport), these are transport ATPases. See: facilitated diffusion, symport, antiport. This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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