mucus secretion Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The regulated release of mucus by the mucosa. Mucus is a viscous slimy secretion consisting of mucins and various inorganic salts dissolved in water, with suspended epithelial cells and leukocytes. The mucosa, or mucous membrane, is the membrane covered with epithelium that lines the tubular organs of the body. Mucins are carbohydrate-rich glycoproteins that have a lubricating and protective function. (Gene Ontology, GO_0070254)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0070254
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4 genes participating in the mucus secretion biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
AGR2 anterior gradient 2
VAMP2 vesicle-associated membrane protein 2 (synaptobrevin 2)
VAMP3 vesicle-associated membrane protein 3
VAMP8 vesicle-associated membrane protein 8