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Glucose Transporters in the Transepithelial Transport of Glucose

Expression of glucose transporter and glucose uptake in human oocytes and preimplantation embryos

Impaired glucose homeostasis, neutrophil trafficking and function in mice lacking the glucose-6-phosphate transporter


Regulation of sarcolemmal glucose and fatty acid transporters in cardiac disease

Functional effects of glucose transporters in human ventricular myocardium

Sodium–glucose transporter-2 inhibition as an antidiabetic therapy

Glucose transporters: cellular links to hyperglycemia in insulin resistance and diabetes

40PRegulation of glucose transporters by protein kinases in cancer cells

Coexpression of Glucose Transporter 1 and Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 in Human Cancers

Molecular cloning and functional characterisation of a glucose transporter, CaHGT1, of Candida albicans

The Glucose Transporter GLUT1 and the Tight Junction Protein Occludin in Nasal Olfactory Mucosa

Characterization of rice nucleotide sugar transporters capable of transporting UDP-galactose and UDP-glucose

Glucose transporter-1 deficiency syndrome: the expanding clinical and genetic spectrum of a treatable disorder

SGLT1 is a novel cardiac glucose transporter that is perturbed in disease states

Glucose transporter isoform 4 is expressed in the syncytiotrophoblast of first trimester human placenta


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Any protein that transports glucose. In mammals they are a family of twelve-transmembrane integral transporters. GLUT1 is ubiquitously expressed with particularly high levels in erythrocytes and in the endothelial cells in the brain. GLUT2 is a low-affinity transporter present in liver, intestine, kidney, and pancreatic beta cells. GLUT3 is expressed primarily in neurons and GLUT1 in conjunction with GLUT3 allows glucose to cross the blood–brain barrier and enter neurons. The GLUT4 isoform is the major insulin-responsive transporter, predominantly restricted to striated muscle and adipose tissue. Defects in GLUT-4 may be associated with some forms of diabetes. GLUT5 is a fructose transporter, expressed in insulin-sensitive tissues (skeletal muscle and adipocytes) of humans and rodents. High-fructose diets lead to up-regulation of the transporter. GLUT6 is a pseudogene on chromosome 5. GLUTX1 appears to be important in early blastocyst development.

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