(from the article `mucous membrane`) ...The membranes vary in structure, but they all have a surface layer of epithelial cells over a deeper layer of connective tissue. They are called ... Mucous glands secrete a protein called mucin, which with water forms the substance known as mucus; this slimy m...
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mucin 1. A complex protein present in mucus. 2. Any of a group of glycoproteins found especially in the secretions of mucous membranes. 3. Any mucoprotein secreted by cells which raises the viscosity of the medium around them. 4. A class of glycoproteins found in saliva, gastric juice, etc., that...
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Mučín (Mucsény) is a village and municipality in the Lučenec District in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: myū′sin Definitions: 1. The hydrated form of mucinogen, a secretion containing carbohydrate-rich glycoproteins such as those from the goblet cells of the intestine, the submaxillary glands, and other mucous glandular cells; it is also present in the ground substa...
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Mucins are a family of high molecular weight, heavily glycosylated proteins (glycoconjugates) produced by epithelial tissues in most metazoans. Mucins` key characteristic is their ability to form gels; therefore they are a key component in most gel-like secretions, serving functions from lubricatio...
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mucin: see glycoprotein.
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Mucin is a protein and the principal constituent of mucus.
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1) Glycoprotein 2) Protein and the principal constituent of mucus
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