STRING 9.05 
PDX1 [ENSP00000370421]
 
pancreatic and duodenal homeobox 1; Activates insulin, somatostatin, glucokinase, islet amyloid polypeptide and glucose transporter type 2 gene transcription. Particularly involved in glucose-dependent regulation of insulin gene transcription. Binds preferentially the DNA motif 5'-[CT]TAAT[TG]-3'. During development, specifies the early pancreatic epithelium, permitting its proliferation, branching and subsequent differentiation. At adult stage, required for maintaining the hormone-producing phenotype of the beta-cell
SLC2A2 [ENSP00000323568]
 
solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter), member 2; Facilitative glucose transporter. This isoform likely mediates the bidirectional transfer of glucose across the plasma membrane of hepatocytes and is responsible for uptake of glucose by the beta cells; may comprise part of the glucose-sensing mechanism of the beta cell. May also participate with the Na(+)/glucose cotransporter in the transcellular transport of glucose in the small intestine and kidney
Evidence suggesting a functional link:
Neighborhood in the Genome:  
none / insignificant.
    
Gene Fusions:  
none / insignificant.
    
Cooccurence Across Genomes:  
none / insignificant.
    
Co-Expression:  
none / insignificant.
    
Experimental/Biochemical Data:   yes (score 0.621).  
Association in Curated Databases:  
none / insignificant.
    
Co-Mentioned in PubMed Abstracts:   yes (score 0.615).  
Combined Score:
 
0.844