Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 11 November 2015, last major update June 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: MUC6 [title]

Cite this page: MUC6. website. Accessed March 28th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Produces protective glycoprotein coat for gut epithelia
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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