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SLC2A1A gene on chromosome 1p34.2 that encodes glucose transporter type 1, a key glucose transporter in the blood-brain barrier.
SLC2A1 mutations cause paroxysmal exertion-induced dyskinesia.
glutpronounced as rut, slut Vox populi An excess of a service or skilled labor in a particular area. See Physician glut.
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.