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Muc5ac  -  mucin 5, subtypes A and C,...

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Anatomical context of Muc5ac

  • The numbers of mucus secretory cells in airway epithelium, and the Muc5ac messenger ribonucleic acid and protein expression, were markedly augmented in rats exposed to bleomycin [4].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Muc5ac


  1. Differential properties of mucous glycoproteins in rat nasal epithelium. A comparison between allergic inflammation and lipopolysaccharide stimulation. Shimizu, T., Hirano, H., Shimizu, S., Kishioka, C., Sakakura, Y., Majima, Y. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. Effects of dexamethasone on Muc5ac mucin production by primary airway goblet cells. Lu, W., Lillehoj, E.P., Kim, K.C. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Effects of carbocisteine on altered activities of glycosidase and glycosyltransferase and expression of Muc5ac in SO2-exposed rats. Ishibashi, Y., Kobayashi, F., Idesawa, A., Taniguchi, A., Matsuzawa, S. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Oral N-acetylcysteine reduces bleomycin-induced lung damage and mucin Muc5ac expression in rats. Mata, M., Ruíz, A., Cerdá, M., Martinez-Losa, M., Cortijo, J., Santangelo, F., Serrano-Mollar, A., Llombart-Bosch, A., Morcillo, E.J. Eur. Respir. J. (2003) [Pubmed]
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