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Glucose Transporter Type 1

A ubiquitously expressed glucose transporter that is important for constitutive, basal GLUCOSE transport. It is predominately expressed in ENDOTHELIAL CELLS and ERYTHROCYTES at the BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER and is responsible for GLUCOSE entry into the BRAIN.

Year introduced: 2006(1992)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.157.530.500.500.500, D12.776.157.530.937.563.500, D12.776.543.585.500.500.500, D12.776.543.585.937.625.500

MeSH Unique ID: D051272

Entry Terms:

  • GLUT-1 Protein
  • GLUT 1 Protein
  • Solute Carrier Family 2, Facilitated Glucose Transporter, Member 1 Protein
  • SLC2A1 Protein
  • GLUT1 Protein
  • Erythrocyte Glucose Transporter
  • Glucose Transporter, Erythrocyte

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