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  • A 2.1-kb GLUT8 mRNA transcript was detected at high levels in bovine testes, at moderate levels in lactating bovine mammary gland, lung, kidney, spleen, intestine and skeletal muscle, and at low levels in bovine liver [3].


  1. Glucose transporter expression is developmentally regulated in in vitro derived bovine preimplantation embryos. Augustin, R., Pocar, P., Navarrete-Santos, A., Wrenzycki, C., Gandolfi, F., Niemann, H., Fischer, B. Mol. Reprod. Dev. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. In vitro and in vivo culture effects on mRNA expression of genes involved in metabolism and apoptosis in bovine embryos. Knijn, H.M., Wrenzycki, C., Hendriksen, P.J., Vos, P.L., Zeinstra, E.C., van der Weijden, G.C., Niemann, H., Dieleman, S.J. Reprod. Fertil. Dev. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Bovine glucose transporter GLUT8: cloning, expression, and developmental regulation in mammary gland. Zhao, F.Q., Miller, P.J., Wall, E.H., Zheng, Y.C., Dong, B., Neville, M.C., McFadden, T.B. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2004) [Pubmed]
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