GLUT1,2 [plasma membrane]

Stable Identifier
Set [DefinedSet]
Homo sapiens
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Human pancreatic beta cells contain GLUT1 and GLUT2 transporters, with GLUT1 predominant. Rodent beta cells predominantly contain GLUT2, which may account for differences observed in the toxicity of streptozotocin.
Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
17380317 Low levels of glucose transporters and K+ATP channels in human pancreatic beta cells early in development

Löbner, K, Clark, A, Boehm, A, Persaud, S, Christie, MR, Jones, PM, Hussain, K, Richardson, CC

Diabetologia 2007
7593639 Human and rat beta cells differ in glucose transporter but not in glucokinase gene expression

Schuit, F, Quartier, E, De Vos, A, Huypens, P, Pipeleers, D, Bouwens, L, Heimberg, H

J Clin Invest 1995
7589840 Pancreatic islet GLUT2 glucose transporter mRNA and protein expression in humans with and without NIDDM

Benito, C, Ferrer, J, Gomis, R

Diabetes 1995
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