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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2006) Nepmucin, a novel HEV sialomucin, mediates L-selectin-dependent lymphocyte rolling and promotes lymphocyte adhesion under flow.
This process is mediated by CD62L (L-selectin) on lymphocytes and by sialomucins expressed on HEV ECs (Fig.
The HEV sialomucins are also called peripheral node addressins (PNAds), because they function as "address code" molecules for peripheral node HEVs.
Epithelial mucins have been classified into neutral and acidic types, the later being subdivided into sulphomucin and sialomucins.
19) Sialomucins and other components of glycocalyx are responsible for cell recognition, contact inhibition and various immunological phenomena.
Using special stains like PAS, AB, AF, they are categorized into acidic, both sulphomucin and sialomucins and neutral mucins.
The sialomucins are important for their antibacterial and antiviral property.
The serous cells in parotid show presence of neutral mucins with very trace amounts of sialomucins and sulfated mucins.
From the above findings, it can be concluded that rat otic ganglion ECM shows neutral glicoconjugates, weakly and strongly acid, and possibly sialomucins associated to collagen fibers, suggesting a mutual interaction and a complex role in ganglionic physiology.