English name : Mucin from porcine stomach
Other names : mucin II; mucin III; gastric mucin
Level : BR
Bound sialic acid: 0.5 ~ 1.5%
Properties: white to pale yellow or brown powder more than 50% of the total mucin sugar chain molecular weight, sometimes up to 80% in single- O- glycan side chains in nucleoprotein glycoside bond and covalent. bond each other to form a huge molecular weight of several million molecules. the molecule contains a lot of water, gelled, covering the mucosal surface .
Use: Biochemical studies mucin is the main component of the epithelial cells, plays a role in cell protection and lubrication .
Save : 2 ~ 8 ° C