Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 50 - Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption - 50.3 - The Vertebrate Gastrointestinal System Is a Disassembly Line - 50.3 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1085: 3


A symporter refers to an integral membrane protein that is responsible for the transport of various molecules across the cell membrane. The symporter protein functions in the plasma membrane and takes up nutrients from the chemical environment for import.

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