Oligopeptide transporter (IPR004768)

Short name: Oligopep_transport

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


This entry represents a subfamily of OPT proteins that are involved in oligopeptide transport. Their transport activity is proton dependent [PMID: 9730971]. These proteins may constitute a major route for the absorption of the end products of protein digestion [PMID: 9730971].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006857 oligopeptide transport

Molecular Function

GO:0035673 oligopeptide transmembrane transporter activity

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

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