In defense of the oral cavity: structure, biosynthesis, and function of salivary mucins

Annu Rev Physiol. 1995;57:547-64. doi: 10.1146/annurev.ph.57.030195.002555.
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Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Gastric Mucins*
  • Humans
  • Mastication / physiology
  • Mouth / microbiology
  • Mucins / biosynthesis
  • Mucins / chemistry
  • Mucins / physiology*
  • Mucins / therapeutic use
  • Peptide Biosynthesis
  • Peptides / chemistry
  • Peptides / physiology
  • Saliva / chemistry
  • Saliva / physiology*
  • Salivary Glands / chemistry
  • Salivary Glands / metabolism*
  • Xerostomia / drug therapy
  • Xerostomia / physiopathology

Substances

  • Gastric Mucins
  • Mucins
  • Peptides
  • apomucin