Professors Bernard Thorens and Mike Mueckler have written a review titled ‘Glucose Transporters in the 21st Century‘. In terms of a Brain Hypometabolism Hypothesis, it is important to understand how Glucose is handled in the brain. Thorens and Mueckler reference 14 Glucose Transporters but not all of them are expressed in the brain.
In their paper, Thorens and Mueckler note that GLUT 3 is the main glucose transporter in the brain but also plays an important role in embryogenesis.
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