activated glucose

ac·ti·vat·ed glu·cose

a nucleoside diphosphoglucose such as UDPglucose.
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In particular, human glucose transporter-1 (GLUT- 1), which belongs to the family of activated glucose transporter proteins, plays a crucial role in the glucose uptake of many types of tumors.
As a member of the family of activated glucose transporter proteins, GLUT-1 predominantly con- trols the glucose uptake in many tumors.
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