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Aliases for SLC2A12 Gene

Aliases for SLC2A12 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 2 Member 12 2 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 2 (Facilitated Glucose Transporter), Member 12 2 3 5
  • Glucose Transporter Type 12 3 4
  • GLUT-12 3 4
  • GLUT12 3 4
  • GLUT8 3 4

External Ids for SLC2A12 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC2A12 Gene

  • GC06M134155
  • GC06M134288
  • GC06M134292
  • GC06M134349
  • GC06M131877

Summaries for SLC2A12 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SLC2A12 Gene

  • SLC2A12 belongs to a family of transporters that catalyze the uptake of sugars through facilitated diffusion (Rogers et al., 2002). This family of transporters show conservation of 12 transmembrane helices as well as functionally significant amino acid residues (Joost and Thorens, 2001 [PubMed 11780753]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for SLC2A12 Gene

SLC2A12 (Solute Carrier Family 2 Member 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds and PAK Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include transmembrane transporter activity and glucose transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SLC2A10.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC2A12 Gene

  • Facilitative glucose transporter.

Gene Wiki entry for SLC2A12 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC2A12 Gene

Genomics for SLC2A12 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC2A12 Gene

Enhancers for SLC2A12 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around SLC2A12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SLC2A12 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around SLC2A12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SLC2A12 Gene

133,987,581 bp from pter
134,052,668 bp from pter
65,088 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLC2A12 Gene

Genes around SLC2A12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC2A12 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC2A12 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC2A12 Gene

Proteins for SLC2A12 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC2A12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 12
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KV17
    • Q7Z6U3
    • Q96MR8

    Protein attributes for SLC2A12 Gene

    617 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    66966 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAB71214.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for SLC2A12 Gene

Proteomics data for SLC2A12 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC2A12 Gene

Other Protein References for SLC2A12 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC2A12 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC2A12 Gene

Gene Families for SLC2A12 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC2A12 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Sugar transporter (TC 2.A.1.1) family. Glucose transporter subfamily.
  • Belongs to the major facilitator superfamily. Sugar transporter (TC 2.A.1.1) family. Glucose transporter subfamily.
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Function for SLC2A12 Gene

Molecular function for SLC2A12 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Facilitative glucose transporter.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLC2A12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005351 sugar:proton symporter activity IBA --
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Phenotypes for SLC2A12 Gene

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Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC2A12

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC2A12 Gene

Localization for SLC2A12 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC2A12 Gene

Endomembrane system; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Note=Localizes primarily perinuclear region in the absence of insulin.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLC2A12 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC2A12 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endosome 1
golgi apparatus 1
lysosome 1
peroxisome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC2A12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SLC2A12 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for SLC2A12 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC2A12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0046323 glucose import IBA --
GO:1904659 glucose transmembrane transport IBA,TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC2A12 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC2A12 Gene

(1) Additional Compounds for SLC2A12 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for SLC2A12 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SLC2A12 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC2A12 Gene

Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 12:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC2A12 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SLC2A12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC2A12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLC2A12 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLC2A12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart - Left Ventricle (x4.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC2A12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Skin (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SLC2A12 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC2A12 Gene Hs.486508

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC2A12 Gene

Tissue specificity: Predominantly expressed in skeletal muscle, heart and prostate, with lower levels in brain, placenta and kidney.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SLC2A12 Gene

Primer Products

Orthologs for SLC2A12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for SLC2A12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC2A12 35
  • 87.45 (n)
  • 88.64 (a)
SLC2A12 36
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC2A12 35
  • 87.46 (n)
  • 88.44 (a)
SLC2A12 36
  • 88 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc2a12 35
  • 82.87 (n)
  • 84.28 (a)
Slc2a12 16
Slc2a12 36
  • 84 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC2A12 35
  • 99.41 (n)
  • 99.68 (a)
SLC2A12 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc2a12 35
  • 83.52 (n)
  • 83.79 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC2A12 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC2A12 36
  • 76 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC2A12 35
  • 71.47 (n)
  • 73.93 (a)
SLC2A12 36
  • 69 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC2A12 36
  • 62 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc2a12 35
  • 64.38 (n)
  • 63.6 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc2a12 35
  • 52.31 (n)
  • 49.09 (a)
zgc66027 35
slc2a12 36
  • 40 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes -- 36
  • 21 (a)
ITR1 36
  • 22 (a)
ITR2 36
  • 22 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT5G17010 35
  • 49.11 (n)
  • 37.44 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os10g0579200 35
  • 47.15 (n)
  • 38.55 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLC2A12:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for SLC2A12 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC2A12 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC2A12 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC2A12 Gene

Paralogs for SLC2A12 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for SLC2A12 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for SLC2A12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC2A12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1026940 -- 134,007,818(+) attac(C/G)atacc intron-variant
rs1026941 -- 134,007,820(+) tacca(A/T)acctc intron-variant
rs5880201 -- 133,990,945(+) AAAGA(-/GA)TCACT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1385066 -- 133,989,736(-) AACAA(C/T)GTGGA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1385068 -- 134,053,268(-) ACCTA(C/G)GCAAA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC2A12 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv34122 CNV Loss 18971310
esv2659392 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2671195 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2732730 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2732731 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for SLC2A12 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 6.92% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.52; 44.06% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for SLC2A12 Gene

Disorders for SLC2A12 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC2A12

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for SLC2A12 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC2A12 Gene

Publications for SLC2A12 Gene

  1. Identification of a novel glucose transporter-like protein -- GLUT- 12. (PMID: 11832379) Rogers S. … Best J.D. (Am. J. Physiol. 2002) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Renal expression and localization of the facilitative glucose transporters GLUT1 and GLUT12 in animal models of hypertension and diabetic nephropathy. (PMID: 16091581) Linden K.C. … Rogers S. (Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2006) 3 23
  3. Hexose transporter mRNAs for GLUT4, GLUT5, and GLUT12 predominate in human muscle. (PMID: 16803853) Stuart C.A. … Ferrando A.A. (Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2006) 3 23
  4. The extended GLUT-family of sugar/polyol transport facilitators: nomenclature, sequence characteristics, and potential function of its novel members (review). (PMID: 11780753) Joost H.G. … Thorens B. (Mol. Membr. Biol. 2001) 2 3
  5. Functional characterization of the human facilitative glucose transporter 12 (GLUT12) by electrophysiological methods. (PMID: 25855082) Pujol-GimAcnez J. … Lostao M.P. (Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 2015) 3

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