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Porins are protein molecules that were originally found in the outer membrane of GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA and that form multi-meric channels for the passive DIFFUSION of WATER; IONS; or other small molecules. Porins are present in bacterial CELL WALLS, as well as in plant, fungal, mammalian and other vertebrate CELL MEMBRANES and MITOCHONDRIAL MEMBRANES.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Porins" by people in Profiles.
Wise MG, Horvath E, Young K, Sahm DF, Kazmierczak KM. Global survey of Klebsiella pneumoniae major porins from ertapenem non-susceptible isolates lacking carbapenemases. J Med Microbiol. 2018 Mar; 67(3):289-295.