Definition of Mucin. Meaning of Mucin. Synonyms of Mucin

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Definition of Mucin

Mucin
Mucin Mu"cin (m[=u]"s[i^]n), n. [From Mucus.] 1. (Bot. Chem.) See Mucedin. [Obs.] 2. (Physiol. Chem.) An albuminoid substance which is contained in mucus, and gives to the latter secretion its peculiar ropy character. It is found in all the secretions from mucous glands, and also between the fibers of connective tissue, as in tendons. See Illust. of Demilune.
mucin
Mucedin Mu*ce"din, n. [From Mucus.] (Bot. Chem.) A yellowish white, amorphous, nitrogenous substance found in wheat, rye, etc., and resembling gluten; -- formerly called also mucin.

Meaning of Mucin from wikipedia

- Mucins (/ˈmjuːsɪn/) are a family of high molecular weight, heavily glycosylated proteins (glycoconjugates) produced by epithelial tissues in most animals...
- Mucin-16 (MUC-16) also known as Ovarian cancer-related tumor marker CA125 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MUC16 gene. MUC-16 is a member...
- Mucin-5AC (MUC-5AC) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MUC5AC gene. MUC-5AC is a large gel-forming glycoprotein. In the respiratory tract it...
- Mucin-1 (MUC-1) is a heterodimer transmembrane protein of the mucin family encoded in humans by the MUC1 gene. It is cleaved into two chains: mucin-1...
- immunoglobulins (especially IgA), and glycoproteins such as lactoferrin and mucins, which are produced by goblet cells in the mucous membranes and submucosal...
- Mucin 6, oligomeric mucus/gel-forming, also known as MUC6, is a human gene encoding a protein of the same name. MUC6, along with MUC2, MUC5AC, and MUC5B...
- Mučín (Hungarian: Mucsény) is a village and muni****lity in the Lučenec District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia. Media related to Mučín at Wikimedia...
- epithelial cells that secrete gel-forming mucins, like mucin 2 in the lower gastrointestinal tract, and mucin 5AC in the respiratory tract. The goblet...
- a member of the mucin protein family. The protein encoded by this gene, also called mucin 2, is secreted onto mucosal surfaces. Mucin 2 is particularly...
- Mucin 3A is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MUC3A gene. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000169894 - Ensembl, May 2017 GRCm38: Ensembl release...