sustantivo[mass noun] Biochemistry
A glycoprotein constituent of mucus: mucin is secreted by the salivary glands
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Most of the organic material in saliva is protein, some of which is glycoprotein or mucin, which contains both carbohydrate and protein components.
- The best example of such a gel is mammalian mucus, which is based on the glycoprotein mucin.
- Although more than 95% of the airway secretion consists of water, the main glycoprotein contained in the airway secretion is mucin.
Más definiciones de mucinDefinición de mucin en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.