mucinous mucinous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or containing mucin

News

  1. Building a better mouse model to understand pancreatic cancer

    ( University of Utah Health Sciences ) In a new study, researchers report two breakthroughs in understanding pancreatic cancer: the development of the first mouse model that simulates a precursor lesion called intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia (IPMN), and the identification of an enzyme, Brg1, that appears to help cause the formation of IPMN lesions while also suppressing another ...
    on February 25, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Mouse study identifies enzyme with key role in precancerous lesions

    In a new study, researchers led by a molecular biologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), report two breakthroughs in understanding those lesions and their role in pancreatic cancer: the development of the first mouse model that simulates a precursor lesion called intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia (IPMN), and the identification of an enzyme, Brg1, that appears to ...
    on February 24, 2014     Source: National Cancer Institute

Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /