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Mucins

"Mucins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mucins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Mucins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1990
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