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Ion Transport MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ion Transport
Tree Number(s)
G03.143.500
Unique ID
D017136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017136
Annotation
in biol systems: do not confuse with ION EXCHANGE, a physicochem process; coord NIM with endogenous substance /‌metab (IM) or with exogenous substance /‌pharmacokin (IM); if active transport, coord with BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT, ACTIVE
Scope Note
The movement of ions across energy-transducing cell membranes. Transport can be active, passive or facilitated. Ions may travel by themselves (uniport), or as a group of two or more ions in the same (symport) or opposite (antiport) directions.
Entry Term(s)
Active Ion Transport
Antiport
Facilitated Ion Transport
Ion Cotransport
Ion Exchange, Intracellular
Passive Ion Transport
Symport
Uniport
Previous Indexing
Ion Exchange (1966-1992)
See Also
Antiporters
Ion Pumps
Symporters
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2016/06/30
Ion Transport Preferred
Ion Exchange, Intracellular Narrower
Active Ion Transport Narrower
Uniport Narrower
Passive Ion Transport Narrower
Symport Narrower
Facilitated Ion Transport Narrower
Antiport Narrower
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