SLC2A9

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SLC2A9

A gene on chromosome 20q13.1 that encodes a member of the class-III facilitative glucose transporter family, which plays a role in regulating glucose homeostasis.

Molecular pathology
SLC2A9 mutations are linked to arterial tortuosity syndrome.
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Urate transporter in kidney such as URAT1, GLUT9 and OAT1 may have important roles in the impaired urate excretion and hyperuricemia (Enomoto and Endou 2005; Eraly et al.
Identification of the URAT1 and GLUT9 transporters (discussed above) has also spurred drug development.
The tranilast component of NU1618 inhibits uric acid transport by both URAT1 and GLUT9, transporters in the kidney that regulate uric acid excretion from the body," said Tito Serafini, PhD, Nuon's Chief Scientific Officer.