SLC2A12

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SLC2A12

A gene on chromosome 6q23.2 that encodes a membrane-bound facilitative glucose transporter.
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Crane Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, showed that a molecule called GLUT8 carries large amounts of fructose into liver cells.
In this study, researchers showed that blocking or eliminating GLUT8 in mice reduced the amount of fructose entering the organ and appeared to prevent the development of fatty livers.
Male mice fed a high-fructose diet while deficient in GLUT8 still had evidence of fatty liver disease, but whole-body metabolism was healthy.
Noah Goldman for a presentation entitled, "Expression of GLUT8, A Glucose Transport Facilitator, in Normal Endometrium and Endometrial Adenocarcinoma.