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1

Where are GLUT1 transporters found?

RBCs, endothelium of BBB (Brain), cornea

2

Where are GLUT 2 transporters found

Hepatocytes and islet of pancreas (beta cells), kidney, small intestine

3

Where are GLUT 3 transporters found

(BRAIN) Neurons and placenta

4

where are GLUT 4 transporters found

Adipose tissue and skeletal muscle

5

What function does GLUT 5 have

Fructose uptake, spermatocytes, GI tract

6

Who are the insulin-dependent glucose transporters?

GLUT 4 -- adipose tissue and skeletal muscle