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

Joost, Hans-Georg, Bell, Graeme I., Best, James D., Birnbaum, Morris J., Charron, Maureen J., Chen, Y. T., Doege, Holger, James, David E., Lodish, Harvey F., Moley, Kelle H., Moley, Jeffrey F., Mueckler, Mike, Rogers, Suzanne, Schurmann, Annette and Seino, Susumu (2002) Nomenclature of the GLUT/SLC2A family of sugar/polyol transport facilitators. American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, 282 4: E974-E976. doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00407.2001

Author Joost, Hans-Georg
Bell, Graeme I.
Best, James D.
Birnbaum, Morris J.
Charron, Maureen J.
Chen, Y. T.
Doege, Holger
James, David E.
Lodish, Harvey F.
Moley, Kelle H.
Moley, Jeffrey F.
Mueckler, Mike
Rogers, Suzanne
Schurmann, Annette
Seino, Susumu
Title Nomenclature of the GLUT/SLC2A family of sugar/polyol transport facilitators
Journal name American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0193-1849
Publication date 2002-04-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1152/ajpendo.00407.2001
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 282
Issue 4
Start page E974
End page E976
Total pages 3
Place of publication Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.
Publisher American Physiological Society
Language eng
Subject C1
270103 Protein Targeting and Signal Transduction
780105 Biological sciences
Abstract 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.
Keyword Endocrinology & Metabolism
Membrane Transport
Glucose Transporters
Glucose Transporter Genes
Human Glucose Transporter
Q-Index Code C1
Additional Notes Authors of this document: Joost, HG; Bell, GI; Best, JD; Birnbaum, MJ; Charron, MJ; Chen, YT; Doege, H; James, DE; Lodish, HF; Moley, KH; Moley, JF; Mueckler, M; Rogers, S; Schurmann, A; Seino, S; Thorens, B. (B Thorens not included in list above - limit of 15 fields) DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00407.2001

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