Catalogue Number: 435-10
Availability Discontinued, replaced with 435-11
Product Name Mucin
Source Porcine Gastric Mucosa
Catalogue Number 435-10
Purity Partially Purified
Form Lyophilized
Content Mucin: 60 - 90%
Additional Info Ash: 3.0 - 5.5%
Mucin Nitrogen: 7 - 10%
Total Nitrogen: 7 - 11%
Reducing Substances: < 45%
pH 3.0 - 5.0 (2% solution)
Salmonella Negative
E. coli Negative
Loss on Drying < 6.0%
Appearance White to yellow powder
Related Products 440-50 - Pepsinogen I from human gastric mucosa
440-52 - Pepsinogen II from human gastric mucosa
441-10 - Pepsin from porcine gastric mucosa
Storage 2-8°C
Recertification 5 years
Country of Origin United States of America
CAS Number 84082-64-4
EC Number 282-010-7

Lee Biosolutions sells porcine stomach Mucin for research, laboratory and diagnostic manufacture uses.

Custom preparations, technical support, bulk quantities and aliquoting available, email for more details.

Mucins are a family of high molecular weight, heavily glycosylated proteins (glycoconjugates) produced by epithelial tissues in most metazoans. Mucins' key characteristic is their ability to form gels; therefore they are a key component in most gel-like secretions, serving functions from lubrication to cell signalling to forming chemical barriers. They often take an inhibitory role.

Some mucins are associated with controlling mineralization, including nacre formation in molluscs, calcification in echinoderms and bone formation in vertebrates. They bind to pathogens as part of the immune system. Over-expression of the proteins, especially MUC1 is associated with many types of cancer.

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