Secreted epithelial mucins are large macromolecules which exhibit extreme polydispersity. Mucin 2 is the major intestinal mucin. O-glycans are attached to MUC2 in a potentially diverse arrangement, which is crucial for their interaction with endogeneous and exogeneous lectins.
Protein Aliases: colonic mucin; intestinal mucin-2; MCM; muc2; mucin 2, intestinal/tracheal; mucin-2; mucin-like protein; secreted gel-forming mucin
Gene Aliases: 2010015E03Rik; MCM; MLP; MUC-2; SMUC; wnn