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Aliases for SLC2A12 Gene

Aliases for SLC2A12 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 2 (Facilitated Glucose Transporter), Member 12 2 3
  • GLUT12 3 4 6
  • Glucose Transporter Type 12 3 4
  • GLUT-12 3 4
  • GLUT8 3 4
  • Solute Carrier Family 2, Facilitated Glucose Transporter Member 12 3

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 (Facilitated Glucose Transporter), Member 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are PAK Pathway and HIF1Alpha Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include substrate-specific 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

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

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for SLC2A12 Gene
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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

  • N-glycosylated.
  • Ubiquitination at Lys254
  • Glycosylation at Asn371, Asn383, Asn396, Asn401, Thr432, Thr433, Ser434, and Thr445
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for SLC2A12 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC2A12 Gene

Domains for SLC2A12 Gene

Gene Families for SLC2A12 Gene

  • SLC :Solute carriers

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC2A12 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q8TD20
  • 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 --
GO:0005355 glucose transmembrane transporter activity IBA --
GO:0022857 transmembrane transporter activity --
GO:0022891 substrate-specific transmembrane transporter activity --
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Phenotypes for SLC2A12 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for SLC2A12:
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miRNA for SLC2A12 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC2A12

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting 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 4
endosome 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC2A12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0012505 endomembrane system IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane --
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Pathways 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:0015758 glucose transport --
GO:0015992 proton transport IBA --
GO:0035428 hexose transmembrane transport IBA --
GO:0046323 glucose import IBA --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport TAS --
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Compounds for SLC2A12 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for SLC2A12 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
glucose 48 15
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Transcripts for SLC2A12 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SLC2A12 Gene

(68) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(8) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for SLC2A12 Gene

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

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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 (4.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression 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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Orthologs for SLC2A12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for SLC2A12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC2A12 35
  • 99.41 (n)
  • 99.68 (a)
SLC2A12 36
  • 100 (a)
(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)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC2A12 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SLC2A12 36
  • 76 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc2a12 35
  • 83.52 (n)
  • 83.79 (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)
slc2a12 36
  • 40 (a)
zgc66027 35
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

Selected 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 MAF
rs47137 -- 134,004,968(+) ACCAA(A/C)AAATG intron-variant
rs127171 -- 134,004,271(+) AACAC(A/C/G/T)TGCCC intron-variant
rs229903 -- 133,999,350(-) CTTTC(C/T)TGAAG intron-variant
rs229904 -- 133,998,336(-) GGTTG(C/T)CAGAT intron-variant
rs229905 -- 133,998,309(-) CCAAA(C/T)GAAAA intron-variant

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

Relevant External Links for SLC2A12 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC2A12 Gene

Disorders for SLC2A12 Gene

(3) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for SLC2A12 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
breast cancer 13.8 3
tumors 0 5
cancer 0 1

Relevant External Links for SLC2A12

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot 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
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4

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