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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.


pronounced 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.
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main competitor approach, Hartry Field's treatment of (L)-like sentences as gaps rather than gluts.
It lends new plausibility to the idea that sentences such as (L) might be gluts rather than the gaps they are so often taken to be, and it elaborates a position that is definitely worth the attention of anyone interested in truth and the semantic paradoxes.
TIE: Former Governor Bernanke made the argument that the savings glut may explain why "neutral" is lower than it has been historically.
Despite the glut, retail coffee prices have not fallen across the board.
Little of this glut has shown up in observed petroleum stocks," writes Mr.