MUC5AC gene

Known as: MUCIN 5, TRACHEOBRONCHIAL/GASTRIC, Mucin 5AC, Oligomeric Mucus/Gel-Forming Gene, mucin 5AC, oligomeric mucus/gel-forming 
This gene plays a role in the protection of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts.
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
De novo expression of Muc5ac, a mucin not normally expressed in the intestinal tract, is induced in the cecum of mice resistant… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mucus hypersecretion is a prominent manifestation in patients with chronic inflammatory airway diseases. MUC5AC mucin is a major… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mucus hypersecretion is a prominent manifestation in patients with chronic inflammatory airway diseases and contributes to their… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Because cigarette smoking is so… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mucus hypersecretion and persistent airway inflammation are common features of various airway diseases, such as asthma, chronic… (More)
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Neutrophil-predominant airway inflammation and mucus obstruction of the airways are major pathologic features of chronic airway… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To determine whether the relative amounts of mucin mRNA in the conjunctival epithelium and mucin protein in the tears are… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Respiratory mucus contains a mixture of gel-forming mucins but the functional significance of these different mucin species is… (More)
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 2
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Chronic neutrophil-predominant inflammation and hypersecretion of mucus are common pathophysiological features of cystic fibrosis… (More)
  • figure 2
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 5
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Intestinal metaplasia is a well-established premalignant condition of the stomach that is characterized by mucin carbohydrate… (More)
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
Is this relevant?