Glucose Transporter Type 4
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A glucose transport protein found in mature MUSCLE CELLS and ADIPOCYTES. It promotes transport of glucose from the BLOOD into target TISSUES. The inactive form of the protein is localized in CYTOPLASMIC VESICLES. In response to INSULIN, it is translocated to the PLASMA MEMBRANE where it facilitates glucose uptake.
|Glucose Transporter Type 4
- Glucose Transporter Type 4
- GLUT4 Protein
- SLC2A4 Protein
- Solute Carrier Family 2, Facilitated Glucose Transporter, Member 4 Protein
- GLUT-4 Protein
- GLUT 4 Protein
- Insulin-Responsive Glucose Transporter
- Glucose Transporter, Insulin-Responsive
- Insulin Responsive Glucose Transporter
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