Mucus

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Mucus is secreted from goblet cells in the small intestine and the lungs[1]. Glycoproteins and proteoglycans, which are formed in the ER and Golgi apparatus of goblet cells, are the main constituents of this mucus [2]

References

  1. Wise Geek, What are Goblet Cells? http://www.wisegeek.org/what-are-goblet-cells.htm accessed 20/10/2015
  2. Alberts,(2008), p774, "Molecular Biology of the Cell", 5th Edition, New York, Garland Taylor & Francis Group
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