facilitated glucose transport

facilitated glucose transport

[fə¦sil·ə‚tād·əd ′glü·kōs ‚tranz‚pȯrt]
(biochemistry)
The movement of glucose across cell membranes that is driven by the glucose concentration gradient but assisted (facilitated) by carrier proteins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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