Aliases for MUC5AC Gene
External Ids for MUC5AC Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MUC5AC Gene
GeneCards Summary for MUC5AC Gene
MUC5AC (Mucin 5AC, Oligomeric Mucus/Gel-Forming) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MUC5AC include Barrett Esophagus and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. Among its related pathways are Diseases of glycosylation and Innate Immune System. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix structural constituent. An important paralog of this gene is MUC5B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MUC5AC Gene
Gel-forming glycoprotein of gastric and respiratoy tract epithelia that protects the mucosa from infection and chemical damage by binding to inhaled microrganisms and particles that are subsequently removed by the mucocilary system.