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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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Allosteric cooperativity during intestinal cotransport of sodium and chloride in freshwater prawns.
MRP4 (gene ABCC4) is an inducible basolateral transporter that cotransports taurine and glycine conjugates of cholic acid with glutathione.
SGLT2 inhibitors also cause natriuresis (urinary excretion of sodium) and weight loss, and are associated with an antihypertensive effect through sodium cotransport (Wanner, 2017).
Glutamate uptake is energetically expensive, as it is coupled to cotransport [Na.sup.+], requiring high activity of the [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]-ATPase to maintain ionic homeostasis [8].
Many other transports that take place across the cell membrane work as [Na.sup.+] cotransport, for example, amino acids, phosphates, [Ca.sup.+], and boric acid.
Miller, "Potassium-dependent volume regulation in retinal pigment epithelium is mediated by Na,K,Cl cotransport," Journal of General Physiology, vol.
Cotransport of water by the [Na.sup.+]/glucose cotransporter.
(1994) [K.sup.+]-induced alkalinization in mouse cerebral astrocytes mediated by reversal of electrogenic [Na.sup.+]-HC[O.sub.3.sup.-] cotransport. Am.
Lithium fluxes indicate presence of Na-Cl cotransport (NCC) in human lens epithelial cells.
These metabolites presumably are taken up into the sieve vessels via a [K.sup.+] cotransport (Fig.
There occur three different types of transport proteins; first type is the uniport transport pass, a single type of molecule down its concentration gradient, while symporters are cotransport proteins which allow the movement of both types of ions in the same direction outside to inside.