This fibrillation of mucus is regarded as the result of a coagulation of its mucin, previously held in solution by an alkali.
From these and other tests used the conclusion was reached that these membranes were composed essentially of mucin.
A tumor of stellate or polyhedral cells in a matrix of mucin.
The nest-substance, as he unhesitatingly states, is composed of mucin, or of a body closely related to it.
This skeleton was composed of hard cartilage, and arose in white fibrous tissue containing gelatin rather than mucin.
At the outset, however, the mucin escapes from the cells, the latter remaining relatively intact.
In mucous tissue, however, there is present mucin, wholly independent of any epithelial degeneration.
mucin mu·cin (myōō'sĭn)
Any of a group of glycoproteins found especially in the secretions of mucous membranes.