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PubMed Search: GLUT-4[title]
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Definition / general
Cite this page: GLUT-4. website. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Glucose transporter 4
  • Highly expressed in mitochondria-rich (oxyphil) cells in normal/neoplastic tissue, including gastric parietal cells, Hashimoto thyroiditis, Hurthle cell adenomas and carcinomas, occasional oxyphil parathyroid hyperplasias, occasional oxyphil parathyroid adenomas, renal oncocytomas, salivary gland oncycytomas, Warthin tumors, hibernomas