Figure 12.16. Structure of the glucose transporter.

Figure 12.16Structure of the glucose transporter

The glucose transporter has 12 transmembrane α helices. Polar amino acid residues located within the phospholipid bilayer are indicated as dark purple circles. (Adapted from G. I. Bell, C. F. Burant, J. Takeda and G. W. Gould, 1993. J. Biol. Chem. 268: 19161.)

From: Transport of Small Molecules

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