Detection of Glut2 in beta TC‑6 Mouse Cell Line by Flow Cytometry.
beta TC‑6 mouse beta cell insulinoma cell line was stained with Rat Anti-Mouse Glut2 APC‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB1440A, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC013A, open histogram). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Glut2, also known as SLC2A2, belongs to the facilitative glucose transporter protein family that comprises 13 members. It is an integral membrane glycoprotein with 12 transmembrane domains. Glut2 is expressed predominantly in liver, intestine, kidney and pancreatic beta-cells. It is a low-affinity glucose transporter that has been suggested to function as a glucose sensor in pancreatic beta-cells, and facilitate either glucose uptake or efflux from cells depending on the nutritional state (1, 2).
Poitout, V. et al. (1995) Diabetes 44:306.
Olson, A.L. and J.E. Pessin (1996) Annu. Rev. Nut. 16:235.
Glucose Transporter Type 2
Entrez Gene IDs:
6514 (Human); 20526 (Mouse)
GLUT2 Glucose transporter type 2, liver; Glut2; GLUT-2; SLC2A2; solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 2; solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 2
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