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Mucins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mucins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.395.560.631
Unique ID
D009077
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009077
Annotation
coordinate with MEMBRANE GLYCOPROTEINS if membrane-bound
Scope Note
High molecular weight mucoproteins that protect the surface of EPITHELIAL CELLS by providing a barrier to particulate matter and microorganisms. Membrane-anchored mucins may have additional roles concerned with protein interactions at the cell surface.
Entry Term(s)
Mucin
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 55.5
Public MeSH Note
79; was MUCIN 1963-78
Online Note
use MUCINS to search MUCIN 1966-78
History Note
79; was MUCIN 1963-78
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
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