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Mucins

Known as: Mucin, Mucins [Chemical/Ingredient], Mucus Glycoprotein 
An albuminoid substance containing mucopolysaccharides and protein which is contained in mucus, and gives to the latter secretion its peculiar ropy… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The mucus layer coating the gastrointestinal tract is the front line of innate host defense, largely because of the secretory… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • D. Kufe
  • Nature Reviews Cancer
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 1644616
Epithelia are protected from adverse conditions by a mucous barrier. The secreted and transmembrane mucins that constitute the… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
The mucosal tissues of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary tracts, and the surface of the eye present an… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We normally live in symbiosis with ∼1013 bacteria present in the colon. Among the several mechanisms maintaining the bacteria… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
The airways mucus gel performs a critical function in defending the respiratory tract against pathogenic and environmental… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
Cell surface mucins are large transmembrane glycoproteins involved in diverse functions ranging from shielding the airway… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
This review focuses on the role and regulation of mucin glycoproteins (mucins) in airway health and disease. Mucins are highly… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Mucins — large extracellular proteins that are heavily glycosylated with complex oligosaccharides — establish a selective… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
The last seven years have been exciting in the world of mucin biology. Molecular analyses of mucin genes and deduced protein… 
Review
1992
Review
1992
  • G. Strous, J. Dekker
  • Critical reviews in biochemistry and molecular…
  • 1992
  • Corpus ID: 38114269
Considerable advances have been made in recent years in our understanding of the biochemistry of mucin-type glycoproteins. This…