symporter

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sym·port·er

(sim-pōrt'ĕr),
The protein responsible for mediating symport.

symporter

(sim-port'er)
A membrane protein that carries two different ions or molecules in the same direction through the membrane, as in the absorption of glucose linked with that of sodium ions in the small intestine.
See: antiporter
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Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are a new class of oral antidiabetic medications that act by reducing renal glucose reabsorption in the proximal convoluted tubule thus leading to increased glycosuria and lowering of blood glucose.
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The ratio of this protein to p-actin enabled us to access the regional distribution of the sodium-phosphate co-transporter.
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Because dietary adaptation changes the velocity of phosphate transport, dietary-induced changes in reabsorption are likely to remove existing co-transporters or insert new co-transporters into the luminal membrane.
Pi co-transporters on the luminal membrane, thereby decreasing reabsorption.
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