MUC2 is the prominent colonic mucin expressed in ulcerative colitis.

@article{Tytgat1996MUC2IT,
  title={MUC2 is the prominent colonic mucin expressed in ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Kristien Tytgat and Frank J. M. Opdam and Alexandra W. C. Einerhand and Hans A. B{\"u}ller and Jan Dekker},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1996},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={554-63}
}
BACKGROUND It has been shown that MUC2 is the prominent mucin synthesised in healthy colon. AIM To identify the predominant mucins in ulcerative colitis (UC) and to study their biosynthesis. METHODS AND RESULTS Mucin was purified from UC resection specimens. This mucin on sodium dodecylsulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) presented as… CONTINUE READING