Glucose Transporter Type 2
"Glucose Transporter Type 2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A glucose transport facilitator that is expressed primarily in PANCREATIC BETA CELLS; LIVER; and KIDNEYS. It may function as a GLUCOSE sensor to regulate INSULIN release and glucose HOMEOSTASIS.
|Glucose Transporter Type 2
- Glucose Transporter Type 2
- GLUT-2 Protein
- GLUT 2 Protein
- SLC2A2 Protein
- GLUT2 Protein
- Solute Carrier Family 2, Facilitated Glucose Transporter, Member 2 Protein
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Glucose Transporter Type 2" by people in Profiles.
Paudyal B, Paudyal P, Oriuchi N, Tsushima Y, Nakajima T, Endo K. Clinical implication of glucose transport and metabolism evaluated by 18F-FDG PET in hepatocellular carcinoma. Int J Oncol. 2008 Nov; 33(5):1047-54.