Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Sodium-glucose transporter 2

The transporter manages tubular glucose reabsorption. If this function is impaired the renal glucose threshold is decreased and glucosuria results even if the plasma glucose level is normal.

Genetests:

Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 20 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Renal Glucosuria
SLC5A2

References:

1.

Wright EM et al. (2001) Renal Na(+)-glucose cotransporters.

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2.

Calado J et al. (2006) Familial renal glucosuria: SLC5A2 mutation analysis and evidence of salt-wasting.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018