MUC2 gene

Known as: mucin 2, oligomeric mucus/gel-forming, MUC2, Mucin 2, Oligomeric Mucus/Gel-Forming Gene 
This gene plays a role in the lubrication of mucosal surfaces.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Despite recent advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of attaching and effacing (A/E) Escherichia coli infections, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS Expression of mucin MUC2, the structural component of the colonic mucus layer, is lowered in inflammatory bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mucins are a large family of glycoproteins expressed by many epithelial cells and their malignant counterparts. Much interest has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Intestinal mucin gene MUC2 is abundantly expressed in goblet cells. To identify the transcriptional activator that regulates… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In intestinal metaplasia and 30% of gastric carcinomas, MUC2 intestinal mucin and the intestine-specific transcription factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The gastrointestinal tract is lined by a layer of mucus comprised of highly glycosylated proteins called mucins. To evaluate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Although mucin expressions appear to be correlated with prognoses in patients with various cancers, several studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Intestinal metaplasia is a well-established premalignant condition of the stomach that is characterized by mucin carbohydrate… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The MUC2 gene product is the first human secretory mucin protein core to be fully sequenced. Like the other eight human MUC genes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To determine the relative expression of distinct mucin genes in normal and neoplastic tissue, antibodies and cDNA probes that… (More)
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