name: iron ion transmembrane transporter activity
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def: "Enables the transfer of iron (Fe) ions from one side of a membrane to the other." [GOC:ai]
comment: An example of this is mouse ferroportin (UniProtKB:Q9JHI9), which transports iron out of the cell.
synonym: "iron cation channel activity" EXACT 
synonym: "iron channel activity" EXACT 
synonym: "iron transporter activity" EXACT 
synonym: "multicopper ferroxidase iron transport mediator activity" RELATED 
synonym: "transmembrane iron ion permease activity" EXACT 
synonym: "transmembrane iron permease activity" EXACT 
synonym: "zinc, iron permease activity" RELATED 
is_a: GO:0046915 ! transition metal ion transmembrane transporter activity
relationship: part_of: GO:0034755 ! iron ion transmembrane transport
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