MUC6

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MUC6

A gene on chromosome 11p15.5 which encodes gastric mucin, a secreted glycoprotein that plays an essential role in epithelial cytoprotection from acid, proteases, pathogenic microorganisms and mechanical trauma in the gastrointestinal tract. MUC6 may help modulate the composition of the protective mucus layer related to acid secretion or the presence of bacteria and noxious agents in the lumen, and play a role in the cytoprotection of epithelial surfaces and in epithelial organogenesis.

Molecular pathology
MUC6 has shown promise as a tumour marker.
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Although this task might not appear difficult, consider the following text from the MUC-6 (1995) corporate management succession domain.
In a subsequent evaluation, the RESOLVE SYSTEM competed in the MUC-6 coreference competition where it achieved scores of 41 -percent to 44-percent recall and 51-percent to 59-percent precision after training on only 25 texts.