Fig. 8A: Transport of Substances Across a Membrane by Uniporters - Step 1

Uniporters are transport proteins that transport a substance across a membrane down a concentration gradient from an area of greater concentration to lesser concentration. The transport is powered by the potential energy of a concentration gradient and does not require metabolic energy.


Illustration of a uniporter, part 1.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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