sialomucin


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sialomucin

 [si″ah-lo-mu´sin]
an acid mucopolysaccharide containing sialic acid, a component of airway secretions of the lungs.

sialomucin

/si·alo·mu·cin/ (-mu´sin) a mucin whose carbohydrate groups contain sialic acid.

sialomucin

(sī′ə-lō-myo͞o′sĭn, sī-ăl′ō-)
n.
A mucin containing sialic acid.

sialomucin

an acid mucopolysaccharide containing sialic acid, a component of airway secretions of the lungs.
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Overexpression of sialomucin complex, a rat homologue of MUC4, inhibits tumor killing by lymphokine-activated killer cells.
A variable proportion of cells have intracytoplasmic lumina containing demonstrable sialomucins with the mucicarmine and Alcian blue stains.
The study of the mucinous component of the neoplasm was performed using 2 stains: (1) the AB-PAS stain, which distinguishes between acid mucins stained blue by AB and neutral mucins stained magenta by PAS; and (2) the AB-HID stain, which differentiates sulfomucins stained brownish by HID and sialomucins stained blue by AB.