Maltoporin (IPR023738)

Short name: Maltoporin

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


Maltoporin (LamB) is involved in the transport of maltose and maltodextrins [PMID: 12405347, PMID: 12700071]. It forms homotrimers composing three 18-stranded antiparallel beta-barrels, containing three independent channels [PMID: 16079137].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0042956 maltodextrin transport
GO:0015768 maltose transport

Molecular Function

GO:0042958 maltodextrin transmembrane transporter activity
GO:0015481 maltose transporting porin activity

Cellular Component

GO:0009279 cell outer membrane

Contributing signatures

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