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 (myo͞o′kō-prō′tēn′, -prō′tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of organic compounds, such as the mucins, that consist of a complex of proteins and glycosaminoglycans and are found in body tissues and fluids.


(Biochemistry) any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein


(ˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn)

a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.
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The Tamm Horsfall Glycoprotein was first recognized as a urinary mucoprotein.
During the formation of bile stones, and related to the biliary core factor mucoprotein, [sup][24] both mucoprotein secretion and expression of bile and bile duct tissues, showed a pathological and increasing trend in cholelith disease patients.
The reduction in vitro in viscosity of mucoprotein solutions by a new mucolytic agent, N-acetyl-L-cysteine.
These cysts are filled with inspissated mucoprotein substance or acellular debris, suggesting pseudocysts, and can rupture to induce a foreign-body giant cell reaction.
The reduction in vitro in viscosity of mucoprotein solution by a new mucolytic agent, N-acetyl-l-cysteine.
The mucoprotein histochemistry of human mucous acinar cell containing salivary glands: Submandibular and sublingual glands.
recommend D2-40, a transmembrane mucoprotein, which is expressed by lymphatic endothelial cells.
with fractional leaf protein and with submaxillary mucoprotein and their reversal by polyethylene glycol and pH.
This agglutination results from adsorption of virus particle to the mucoprotein receptors on the surface of RBCs (Buxton and Fraiser, 1977).
Another drawback in soybean use is the astringency that is generally due to the polyphenolic substances present in soymilk that interact with mucoprotein in the mouth and throat [13].