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
Glucose Transport Proteins. Sugar Transport over Cell Membranes. Acrobat PDF
file can be downloaded here. As you have certainly learned earlier, the outer ...
Dec 15, 2009 ... Fourteen Glut proteins are expressed in the human and they include transporters
for substrates other than glucose, including fructose, ...
Mammalian cells take up glucose from extracellular fluid into the cell through two
families of structurallyrelated glucose transporters. The facilitative glucose ...
Oct 9, 1998 ... The glucose transport proteins (GLUT1 and GLUT4) facilitate glucose transport
into insulin-sensitive cells. GLUT1 is insulin-independent and is ...
Aug 13, 2014 ... Types of Glucose Transporter 1. GLUT1 Present in all human tissue, numbers of
the carrier protein molecule GLUT-1 are more numerous in red ...
Feb 1, 2015 ... Glucose travels across the cell membrane on a transport protein. Hereditary
deficiency of GLUT-1, insulin -independent transporter, results in ...
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
Jan 21, 2015 ... The oxidation of glucose represents a major source of metabolic energy for
mammalian cells. Because the plasma membrane is impermeable ...
Horizons in Nutritional Science. Glucose transporters (GLUT and SGLT):
expanded families of sugar transport proteins. I. Stuart Wood* and Paul Trayhurn.