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Glucose transport activity measured in giant vesicles

Hansen, Jesper S. LU and Lindkvist-Petersson, Karin LU (2018) In Methods in Molecular Biology 1713. p.77-91
Abstract

Incorporation of membrane proteins and internal reporter systems directly into giant vesicles, during their formation from a hydrogel surface, has emerged as a promising new concept in membrane protein characterization. Here, we provide the detailed protocol for a glucose transporter activity assay based on giant vesicles containing a fluorescent enzyme-linked reporter system internally. This assay is applicable for the functional analysis of a variety of hexose-transporting proteins. We furthermore believe that it can aid in the development of drugs targeting hexose transporters.

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Activity assay, Fluorescence microscopy, Giant vesicles, Glucose transport, Glucose transporters, GLUT1, Membrane protein, Resorufin
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Methods in Molecular Biology
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1713
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15 pages
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Humana Press
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1064-3745
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English
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  author       = {Hansen, Jesper S. and Lindkvist-Petersson, Karin},
  issn         = {1064-3745},
  keyword      = {Activity assay,Fluorescence microscopy,Giant vesicles,Glucose transport,Glucose transporters,GLUT1,Membrane protein,Resorufin},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {77--91},
  publisher    = {Humana Press},
  series       = {Methods in Molecular Biology},
  title        = {Glucose transport activity measured in giant vesicles},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/},
  volume       = {1713},
  year         = {2018},
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