Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Revised: 7 March 2019

Copyright: 2002-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: MUC6 [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. MUC6. website. Accessed September 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Produces protective glycoprotein coat for gut epithelia
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Gastric carcinoma

Positive staining - normal
  • Stomach (pyloric glands), gallbladder, colon and endocervix
Positive staining - disease
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma of breast, gastric carcinomas
Negative staining
  • Normal breast tissue
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