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Aliases for SLC2A7 Gene

Aliases for SLC2A7 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 2 Member 7 2 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 2 (Facilitated Glucose Transporter), Member 7 2 3 5
  • Intestinal Facilitative Glucose Transporter 7 2 3
  • Glucose Transporter Type 7 3 4
  • GLUT-7 3 4
  • GLUT7 3 4

External Ids for SLC2A7 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC2A7 Gene

  • GC01U990466
  • GC01M008998
  • GC01M008985
  • GC01M009063
  • GC01M008213

Summaries for SLC2A7 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SLC2A7 Gene

  • SLC2A7 belongs to a family of transporters that catalyze the uptake of sugars through facilitated diffusion (Li et al., 2004). This family of transporters shows 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 SLC2A7 Gene

SLC2A7 (Solute Carrier Family 2 Member 7) 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 HIF1Alpha Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include transmembrane transporter activity and glucose transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000251357.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC2A7 Gene

  • High-affinity transporter for glucose and fructose Does not transport galactose, 2-deoxy-d-glucose and xylose.

Gene Wiki entry for SLC2A7 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SLC2A7 Gene

Genomics for SLC2A7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SLC2A7 Gene

Enhancers for SLC2A7 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 SLC2A7 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SLC2A7 Gene

8,960,853 bp from pter
9,026,384 bp from pter
65,532 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLC2A7 Gene

Genes around SLC2A7 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC2A7 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC2A7 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC2A7 Gene

Proteins for SLC2A7 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC2A7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Solute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 7
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A2A333

    Protein attributes for SLC2A7 Gene

    512 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    55728 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for SLC2A7 Gene

neXtProt entry for SLC2A7 Gene

Proteomics data for SLC2A7 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SLC2A7 Gene

Other Protein References for SLC2A7 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC2A7 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC2A7 Gene

Gene Families for SLC2A7 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC2A7 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 SLC2A7 Gene

Molecular function for SLC2A7 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
High-affinity transporter for glucose and fructose Does not transport galactose, 2-deoxy-d-glucose and xylose.

Phenotypes for SLC2A7 Gene

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Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SLC2A7

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC2A7 Gene

Localization for SLC2A7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC2A7 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SLC2A7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SLC2A7 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC2A7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
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Pathways & Interactions for SLC2A7 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for SLC2A7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC2A7 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC2A7 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC2A7 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SLC2A7 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SLC2A7 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for SLC2A7 Gene

Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 7:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC2A7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SLC2A7 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC2A7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SLC2A7 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLC2A7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x15.6) and Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (x9.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SLC2A7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal heart (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SLC2A7 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC2A7 Gene Hs.531239

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SLC2A7 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in small intestine and colon. Weakly expressed in testis and prostate.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SLC2A7 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for SLC2A7 Gene

Orthologs for SLC2A7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SLC2A7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc2a7 35
  • 78.15 (n)
  • 76.13 (a)
Slc2a7 16
Slc2a7 36
  • 74 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC2A7 35
  • 99.41 (n)
  • 99.8 (a)
SLC2A7 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC100362644 35
  • 80.08 (n)
  • 77.8 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC2A7 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 34 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 36
  • 39 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 38 (a)
-- 36
  • 43 (a)
-- 36
  • 40 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc2a11a 36
  • 40 (a)
slc2a15b 36
  • 39 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SLC2A7:
  • 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)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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 (Oryza sativa)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for SLC2A7 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC2A7 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC2A7 (if available)

Paralogs for SLC2A7 Gene

(11) SIMAP similar genes for SLC2A7 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for SLC2A7 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC2A7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs34545462 - 9,019,242(+) AAAGA(C/T)GATCA reference, missense
rs12402973 - 9,014,802(+) CGGCC(C/T)GGGCC reference, missense
rs707468 -- 9,018,014(-) GGCTC(A/T)GAGGC intron-variant
rs707469 -- 9,022,114(-) AATAG(C/T)GCTGA intron-variant
rs809966 -- 9,023,329(-) cgtcc(A/G)gccAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC2A7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv871694 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv871609 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv462616 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv525092 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv462727 CNV Loss 19166990

Variation tolerance for SLC2A7 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 89.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.91; 74.33% 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 SLC2A7 Gene

Disorders for SLC2A7 Gene

Relevant External Links for SLC2A7

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for SLC2A7 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC2A7 Gene

Publications for SLC2A7 Gene

  1. Cloning and functional characterization of the human GLUT7 isoform SLC2A7 from the small intestine. (PMID: 15033637) Li Q. … Cheeseman C.I. (Am. J. Physiol. 2004) 3 4 23 67
  2. 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 23
  3. Identification of a hydrophobic residue as a key determinant of fructose transport by the facilitative hexose transporter SLC2A7 (GLUT7). (PMID: 16186102) Manolescu A. … Cheeseman C.I. (J. Biol. Chem. 2005) 3 23
  4. Insight into the "odd" hexose transporters GLUT3, GLUT5, and GLUT7. (PMID: 18460594) SchA1rmann A. (Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2008) 23

Products for SLC2A7 Gene

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