ABC Superfamily

ABC Superfamily

A family of oligopeptide permease proteins, which are selective for various substrates including short oligopeptides, transporting them across membranes.
Examples Multi-drug resistance protein, bacterial and eukaryotic transporters
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The ABC superfamily represents one of the largest and most important families of membrane proteins in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes (Higgins 2001; Dean and Allikmets 2001).