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SLC2A1

A gene on chromosome 1p34.2 that encodes glucose transporter type 1, a key glucose transporter in the blood-brain barrier.

Molecular biology
SLC2A1 mutations cause paroxysmal exertion-induced dyskinesia.

glut

pronounced as rut, slut Vox populi An excess of a service or skilled labor in a particular area. See Physician glut.

GLUT

(gloot)
Abbreviation for “glucose transporter, ” a family of six closely related cell membrane proteins that carry glucose from the blood into cells. Slightly different glucose transporters are found in different organs (e.g., in brain, muscle) and are designated GLUT 1, GLUT 2, up to GLUT 6.
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Editor's note: Gray is a rural sociologist with USDA's Cooperative Programs; Martin is a worker-owner of Glut Cooperative.
Whether it was a glut of excess intended saving (the so-called global saving glut) or a shortfall of investment intentions, the result was the same: a fall in global real long-term interest rates and their associated capitalization rates.
We urgently need to monitor and understand the role of shadow banking and the too-big-to-fail banks in creating the global credit glut.
And this from a man who predicted last year's glut of sci-fi shows spelled trouble; no new serialized paranormal-themed series saw a second season.
Abbreviations: Glut, glucose transporter; PI3 kinase, phosphatidylinositol 3' kinase; PPAR[gamma], peroxisome proliferator activator receptor gamma; GAPDH, glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; DMEM, Dulbecco's modified Eagles medium; FCS, fetal calf serum; HEPES, N-2-hydroxy ethyl piperazine-N'-2-ethane sulphonic acid; TLC, thin layer chromatography; RT-PCR, reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction; AMLV, avian Moloney leukemic virus
Unfortunately, the glut has not taught internationalfinancial institutions, developed countries, and commodity-producing nations their lesson.
These days, companies are adopting and growing storage area networks to manage their email glut as much as their critical database storage.
The downside of the current local glut is that owners find their rental income streams - and thus their property values - drying up.
There's nothing aristocratic, though, about today's civility glut.
In addition to its announced new computer line, Compaq has addressed the issue of inventory glut with statements indicating that it is comfortable with its inventory positions, and made the observations in response to questions concerning the issue in light of eMachine's revised forecast of less than expected earnings based upon just such inventory glut.
In fact, Daspin thinks there will be a glut of champagne.
Are we threatened as never before by the glut of information, often from unreliable sources?