"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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