Fig. 9A: Transport of Substances Across a Membrane by Antiporters

Antiporters are transport proteins that simultaneously transport two substances across the membrane in opposite directions; one against the concentration gradient and one with the concentration gradient. Metabolic energy is required for this type of transport .


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