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Category:GO:0070701 ! mucus layer

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DAG for GO:0070701id: GO:0070701

name: mucus layer
namespace: cellular_component
def: "An extracellular region part that consists of a protective layer of mucus secreted by epithelial cells lining tubular organs of the body such as the colon or secreted into fluids such as saliva. Mucus is a viscous slimy secretion consisting of mucins (i.e. highly glycosylated mucin proteins) and various inorganic salts dissolved in water, with suspended epithelial cells and leukocytes." [GOC:krc, GOC:mah, GOC:mm2, PMID:18806221, PMID:19432394, Wikipedia:Mucin]
synonym: "extracellular proteinaceous gel" BROAD []
synonym: "mucous" EXACT []
synonym: "mucous layer" EXACT []
synonym: "mucus" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0110165 ! cellular anatomical entity
relationship: part_of: GO:0005576 ! extracellular region

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0070701</GOterm>
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