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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

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Review
2017
Review
2017
Mucosal surfaces line our body cavities and provide the interaction surface between commensal and pathogenic microbiota and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mucus hypersecretion and persistent airway inflammation are common features of various airway diseases, such as asthma, chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Neutrophil-predominant airway inflammation and mucus obstruction of the airways are major pathologic features of chronic airway… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS It has recently been suggested that infiltrating adenocarcinoma of the pancreas arises from histologically well… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Oxidative stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases of airways. Here we show that oxidative stress… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Chronic neutrophil-predominant inflammation and hypersecretion of mucus are common pathophysiological features of cystic fibrosis… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Mucus hypersecretion and plugging of lower respiratory tract airways contributes to the morbidity and mortality associated with… Expand
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