HMIT co-transports myo-inositol with a proton

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R-HSA-429101
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Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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SLC2A13 encodes a H+/myo-inositol co-transporter, HMIT (Uldry M et al, 2001) which is abundantly expressed in the brain. A proton is co-transported with myo-inositol uptake into cells. No glucose transport function has been detected to date.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11500374 Identification of a mammalian H(+)-myo-inositol symporter expressed predominantly in the brain

Uldry, M, Ibberson, M, Horisberger, JD, Chatton, JY, Riederer, BM, Thorens, B

EMBO J 2001
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myo-inositol:proton symporter activity of SLC2A13 [plasma membrane]

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