antiport

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

antiport ‎(plural antiports)

  1. (cytology) A structure in a cell membrane that simultaneously transports different molecules or ions through the membrane in opposite directions

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

antiport ‎(third-person singular simple present antiports, present participle antiporting, simple past and past participle antiported)

  1. To simultaneously transports different molecules or ions through a cell membrane in opposite directions