Family

Monocarboxylate transporter (IPR004743)

Short name: Monocarb_transpt

Family relationships

Description

Proton-linked monocarboxylate transporters catalyse the rapid transport across the plasma membrane of many monocarboxylates such as lactate, pyruvate, branched-chain oxo acids derived from leucine, valine and isoleucine, and the ketone bodies acetoacetate, beta-hydroxybutyrate and acetate.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0015711 organic anion transport

Molecular Function

GO:0015355 secondary active monocarboxylate transmembrane transporter activity

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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