antiporter


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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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