A P-type ATPase that undergoes covalent phosphorylation during the transport cycle. This enzyme occurs in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and three types are known, designated as CorA, MgtA and MgtB. The CorA itself is not an ATPase but an Mg2+ transporter.
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