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an·ti·por·ter

(an'tē-pōr-ter),
A protein responsible for mediating the transport of two different molecules or ions simultaneously in opposite directions through a membrane.

antiporter

(ant'i-port?er)
A cell membrane protein that moves two substances in opposite directions through the membrane.
See: symporter
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Studies (26,27) indicate that apo E may play a role in regulating calcium homeostasis, and therefore impacting neuronal regulation of various ion-independent receptors, including K+ antiporters.
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Some of them are heavy-metal ATPases, natural resistance-associated macrophage proteins (NRAMPs), cation diffusion facilitators, the Zrt- and Irt- like proteins family, and the cation antiporters (Hall & Williams, 2003).
0,+]AT), which mediates high-affinity transport of cystine and cationic amino acids in a tightly coupled equimolar exchange with neutral amino acids in the plasma membrane as antiporters (Chillaron et al.