co-transport


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co-transport

[‚kō′tranz‚pȯrt]
(cell and molecular biology)
The simultaneous transport of two substrates across a cell membrane, either in the same direction (symport) or in opposite directions (antiport).
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In addition to being the predominant intestinal epithelial fuel source, the fact that glutamine is able to function as a sodium co-transport substrate in an electrogenic manner and to stimulate electroneutral NaCl absorption (22) has generated interest in glutamine as a potentially-useful component in ORS.
co-transport and an anion-exchange mechanism, in addition to passive diffusion along its electrochemical gradient.
Uptake of GABA into the skate horizontal cells occurs through GABA transporters which co-transport sodium and chloride (2).