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Glucose Transporter Type 2

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.

Year introduced: 2006(1992)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.157.530.500.500.750, D12.776.157.530.937.563.750, D12.776.543.585.500.500.750, D12.776.543.585.937.625.750

MeSH Unique ID: D051273

Entry Terms:

  • GLUT-2 Protein
  • GLUT 2 Protein
  • SLC2A2 Protein
  • GLUT2 Protein
  • Solute Carrier Family 2, Facilitated Glucose Transporter, Member 2 Protein

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