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Gene: SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: SLC2A8
Name: solute carrier family 2 member 8
RGD ID: 730862
Description: Predicted to have dehydroascorbic acid transmembrane transporter activity; fructose transmembrane transporter activity; and glucose transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in dehydroascorbic acid transport; fructose transmembrane transport; and glucose transmembrane transport. Localizes to lysosomal membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: glucose transporter type 8; glucose transporter type X1; glucose transporter X1; GLUT-8; GLUT8; GLUTX1; solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 8; solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 8
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2, (facilitated glucose transporter), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)  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)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : SLC2A8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Slc2a8 (solute carrier family 2 member 8)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl9127,397,138 - 127,408,424 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh389127,397,140 - 127,407,898 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh379130,159,417 - 130,170,177 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 369129,199,286 - 129,209,988 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 349127,239,018 - 127,249,715NCBI
Celera9100,814,105 - 100,824,801 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map9q33.3NCBI
HuRef999,775,055 - 99,785,815 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_19130,310,083 - 130,320,879 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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References - uncurated


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on SLC2A8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 730862
Created: 2003-12-10
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-16
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.