"Mucin-2" 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.
A gel-forming mucin found predominantly in SMALL INTESTINE and variety of mucous membrane-containing organs. It provides a protective, lubricating barrier against particles and infectious agents.
- Mucin 2
- Intestinal Mucin-2
- Intestinal Mucin 2
- Mucin-2, Intestinal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mucin-2" by people in Profiles.
Davison JM, Ellis ST, Foxwell TJ, Luketich JD, Gibson MK, Kuan SF, Nason KS. MUC2 expression is an adverse prognostic factor in superficial gastroesophageal adenocarcinomas. Hum Pathol. 2014 Mar; 45(3):540-8.
Lambert LA, Lambert DH, Mansfield P. Experimental models and questions in basic science research for pseudomyxoma peritonei. Recent Results Cancer Res. 2007; 169:105-14.
Suh N, Paul S, Hao X, Simi B, Xiao H, Rimando AM, Reddy BS. Pterostilbene, an active constituent of blueberries, suppresses aberrant crypt foci formation in the azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis model in rats. Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Jan 01; 13(1):350-5.