"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
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Mucin-2".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Mucin-2".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mucin-2" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Mucin-2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.