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Mucin 5AC

A gel-forming mucin that is primarily found on the surface of gastric epithelium and in the RESPIRATORY TRACT. Mucin 5AC was originally identified as two distinct proteins, however a single gene encodes the protein which gives rise to the mucin 5A and mucin 5C variants.

Year introduced: 2009(1997)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.395.560.631.100.500

MeSH Unique ID: D055271

Entry Terms:

  • Mucin 5C
  • Mucin 5A

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