Glucose transporters are a wide group of membrane proteins that facilitate the
transport of glucose over a plasma membrane. Because glucose is a vital source
Mammalian cells take up glucose from extracellular fluid into the cell through two
families of structurallyrelated glucose transporters. The facilitative glucose ...
Jul 9, 2012 ... Glucose Transport Proteins. ... Glucose Transport Proteins. Shiraz Khan.
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The hexoses glucose, galactose and fructose serve as important dietary energy
sources in animals and glucose plays a central role in energy homeostasis ...
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So far, it has been difficult to study glucose transporters in kidney cells from
diabetic patients. Primary cultures of human tubular cells can be prepared from
The protein family of facilitative glucose transporters com- prises 14 isoforms that
share common structural features such as 12 transmembrane domains, N- and ...
Apr 3, 2007 ... The major cellular mechanism that diminishes blood glucose when
carbohydrates are ingested is insulin-stimulated glucose transport into ...
Whether a cell uses facilitated diffusion or active transport depends on the
specific needs of the cell. For example, the sugar glucose is transported by active
Oct 15, 2015 ... a, b, Substrate specificity of GLUT3. The transport of d-[2-<sup>3</sup>H]glucose by
recombinant GLUT3(N43T) protein was examined in ...