Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NC-IUBMB)

Membrane Transport Proteins

Recommendations 2002

World Wide Web version Prepared by G. P. Moss

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London,
Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK

Practically all the material presented here is based on the work of Milton H. Saier Jr. of the University of California in San Diego and of his co-workers. Detailed treatment of the various families and their individual members can be found at The principles of the document were discussed by a panel of the Nomenclature Committee of the IUBMB and it was prepared for publication by Arnost Kotyk, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague. Additions and corrections agreed in 2003 have been applied. [Copyright IUBMB]

Any comments should be sent to any member of the Committee


Continued with Introduction
Return to main IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page
Return to main IUPAC Chemical Nomenclature home page
Return to Biochemical Nomenclature Committees home page