"Mucin-4" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A transmembrane mucin that is found in a broad variety of epithelial tissue. Mucin-4 may play a role in regulating cellular adhesion and in cell surface signaling from the ERBB-2 RECEPTOR PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE. Mucin-4 is a heterodimer of alpha and beta chains. The alpha and beta chains result from the proteolytic cleavage of a precursor protein.
|Mucin-4 alpha chain
- Mucin-4 alpha chain
- Mucin 4 alpha chain
- Ascites Sialoglycoprotein 1
- Sialoglycoprotein 1, Ascites
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mucin-4" by people in Profiles.
Bernstein JM, Lehman H, Lis M, Sands A, Wilding GE, Shultz L, Bankert R, Bobek L. Humanized mouse model used to monitor MUC gene expression in nasal polyps and to preclinically evaluate the efficacy of montelukast in reducing mucus production. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012 May; 121(5):307-16.