Family

MerE (IPR007746)

Short name: MerE

Family relationships

None.

Description

The prokaryotic MerE (or URF-1) protein is part of the mercury resistance operon often located on plasmids or transposons [PMID: 9479042, PMID: 11763242]. It has been suggested that MerE is a broad mercury transporter mediating transport across the bacterial membrane [PMID: 19265693].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0015694 mercury ion transport

Molecular Function

GO:0015097 mercury ion transmembrane transporter activity

Cellular Component

GO:0016020 membrane

Contributing signatures

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