mobile ion carrier activity

id: GO:0022809
name: mobile ion carrier activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: This is a type of carrier produced by bacteria. It enables passive transport by shielding the ion that is being transported from the lipid membrane. It carries an ion across the membrane by enclosing the ion and travelling across the membrane. It does not form a fully open pore across the membrane.

Parent Functions

GO:0022803passive transmembrane transporter activity