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1

What is the main fuel of the brain?

glucose

2

Glucose transporter for red blood cells.

GLUT 1

3

Glucose transporter for liver

GLUT 2

4

Glucose transporter for neurons

GLUT 3

5

Glucose transporter for adipose cells

GLUT 4

6

Glucose transporter for placenta

GLUT 1

7

Glucose transporter for kidneys

GLUT 2

8

Glucose transporter for skeletal and cardiac muscle

GLUT 4

9

Glucose transporter for placenta and testis

GLUT 1

10

_______ transporters are coupled with SODIUM with assist in it's transport into the cell.

GLUT 2

11

______ are sensitive to insulin.

GLUT 4