mediated transport


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mediated transport

the movement of a solute across a membrane with the assistance of a transport agent, such as a protein, that is specific for certain solutes.
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Mediated transport

me·di·at·ed trans·port

(mē'dē-ā-tĕd trans'pōrt)
Movement of a solution across a membrane with the aid of a transport agent (e.g., protein).
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