Stains
GLUT1

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 December 2015, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: GLUT1[title]
General
  • Facilitative glucose transporter; activated by hypoxia-sensing cellular pathways; may sustain cellular metabolism via glycolysis when hypoxia is present
Positive Staining - Normal
  • Red blood cells, blood-brain barrier, perineurium
Positive Staining - Disease
Negative Staining
  • Benign epithelium