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Try this! Which of the following glucose transporter is insulin - dependent?

Which of the following glucose transporter is insulin - dependent?

 

  • Option 1)

    GLUT - I

  • Option 2)

    GULT II

  • Option 3)

    GULT III

  • Option 4)

    GULT IV

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Insulin -

Insulin is a peptide hormone, which plays a major role in the regulation of glucose homeostasis

- wherein

Insulin acts mainly on hepatocytes and adipocytes (cells of adipose tissue), and enhances cellular glucose uptake and utilization

 

 

 

Among the options given, GULT -I is insulin independent while GULT -IV is insulin dependent. The fuctions and roles of GUlT - II and GULT - III are not completely known GLUT - IV is responsible for the majority of transport of glucose into muscle and adipose cells.

 


Option 1)

GLUT - I

Option 2)

GULT II

Option 3)

GULT III

Option 4)

GULT IV

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