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Latest Glucose transporter Stories

2013-12-19 11:54:50

Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight.

2011-09-06 22:12:06

All cells need glucose (sugar) to produce the energy they need to survive.

2011-08-01 14:35:14

The research group of Professor Pekka Lappalainen at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, has identified a previously unknown mechanism which modifies the structure of plasma membranes in intestinal epithelial cells.

2011-01-27 00:03:01

Researchers at RIKEN, Yokohama City University and the University of Tokyo have uncovered how gut bifidobacteria protect the body against lethal infection by enhancing the defenses of colonic epithelium.

2010-09-08 14:29:50

Using high-resolution microscopy, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have shown how insulin prompts fat cells to take in glucose in a rat model.

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2008-05-14 09:30:00

A new study released today in the online edition of Physiological Genomics finds that individuals with a specific genetic variation consistently consume more sugary foods.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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