Glucose Transporter Type 4

Known as: GLUT-4, GLUT-4 Protein, Insulin Responsive Glucose Transporter 
A glucose transport protein found in mature MUSCLE CELLS and ADIPOCYTES. It promotes transport of glucose from the BLOOD into target TISSUES. The… (More)
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1989-2017
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We used muscle contraction, which increases fatty acid oxidation, as a model to determine whether fatty acid transport is acutely… (More)
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2000
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2000
Exercise acutely stimulates muscle glucose transport and also brings about an adaptive increase in the capacity of muscle for… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Insulin increases glucose uptake through the translocation of GLUT-4 via a pathway mediated by phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study was designed to determine whether chronic chemical activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) would increase… (More)
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1997
1997
The insulin-responsive glucose transporter GLUT-4 is found in muscle and fat cells in the trans-Golgi reticulum (TGR) and in an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Insulin stimulates glucose transport in adipocytes by translocation of the glucose transporter (GLUT-4) from an intracellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Insulin sensitivity of skeletal muscle was studied in male offspring of rat dams fed either a 20% (control) or 8% (low-protein… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A decline in insulin sensitivity is associated with aging, inactivity, and obesity. The effects of exercise training on glucose… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Endurance exercise training elicits an increase in mitochondrial density as well as GLUT-4 glucose transporter protein content in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Acute exercise, like insulin, increases D-glucose uptake into rat hind limb muscles. Here we examine the distribution of the… (More)
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