Nomenclature of the GLUT/SLC2A family of sugar/polyol transport facilitators.


Journal Article

The recent identification of several additional members of the family of sugar transport facilitators (gene symbol SLC2A, protein symbol GLUT) has created a heterogeneous and, in part, confusing nomenclature. Therefore, this letter provides a summary of the family members and suggests a systematic nomenclature for SLC2A and GLUT symbols.

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Cited Authors

  • Joost, H-G; Bell, GI; Best, JD; Birnbaum, MJ; Charron, MJ; Chen, YT; Doege, H; James, DE; Lodish, HF; Moley, KH; Moley, JF; Mueckler, M; Rogers, S; Schürmann, A; Seino, S; Thorens, B

Published Date

  • April 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 282 / 4

Start / End Page

  • E974 - E976

PubMed ID

  • 11882521

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11882521

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0193-1849

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1152/ajpendo.00407.2001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States