Family

Organic cation transport protein (IPR004749)

Short name: Orgcat_transp

Family relationships

Description

Organic cation transport proteins belong to this group. The protein from human is a sodium-dependent, high affinity carnitine transporter that also transports organic cations without the involvement of sodium. It is involved in the active cellular uptake of carnitine.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0034220 ion transmembrane transport

Molecular Function

GO:0015075 ion 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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