An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

proton pump
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A membrane protein that transports protons (hydrogen ions) across a membrane against a concentration gradient.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/3935.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/3935
Used For
H+ ATPase pump
H+ pump
Broader Term
cation pumps
Narrower Term
bacteriorhodopsins
Related Term
active transport
protons
Spanish
bomba de prottones
Term Number
3935