Gene: Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Slc2a8
Name: solute carrier family 2 member 8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits glucose binding (ortholog); glucose transmembrane transporter activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN male meiosis I; glucose transmembrane transport (ortholog); insulin receptor signaling pathway (ortholog); FOUND IN synaptic vesicle; integral component of plasma membrane (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2-deoxy-D-glucose; ammonium chloride; bisphenol A
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: glucose transporter type 8; glucose transporter type X1; GLUT-8; Glut8; solute carrier family 2, (facilitated glucose transporter) member 8; solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 8
Homo sapiens (human) : SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2, (facilitated glucose transporter), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0312,020,227 - 12,029,920 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0317,356,860 - 17,366,549 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4311,962,570 - 11,972,115 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1311,858,949 - 11,868,471 (-)NCBI
Celera311,013,768 - 11,023,313 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map3p11NCBI
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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
RGD Curation Notes
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620611
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE