Protein Name mucin 5AC, oligomeric mucus/gel-forming
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 4586
Gene Symbol


UniProt P98088 (MUC5A_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 437
Total Number of Articles : 522

mucin 5AC, oligomeric mucus/gel-forming

Gene Summary

Predicted to be an extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in phosphatidylinositol-mediated signaling. Located in cytoplasm; extracellular space; and mucus layer. Implicated in dry eye syndrome. Biomarker of several diseases, including Sjogren's syndrome; biliary tract disease (multiple); cystic fibrosis; eye disease (multiple); and pancreatic cancer (multiple). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • mucin-5AC
  • gastric mucin
  • lewis B blood group antigen
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