Fig. 11A: Active Transport, The "ABC" System of Transport

This form of active transport involves both transporter proteins and the energy provided by the hydrolysis of ATP. A specific periplasmic-binding protein carries the substance to be transported to a membrane-spanning transporter.

Illustration of Active Transport, The "ABC" System of Transport, step 1.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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