Volume 89 Issue 10 | p. 43
Issue Date: March 1, 2011

Mucus Proteins Make Hydrophobic Pollutants More Toxic

Toxicology: Glycoproteins that line animals' respiratory and digestive tracts bind polyaromatic hydrocarbons, helping the pollutants enter cells
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: mucin, glycoprotein, polycyclic, aromatic hydrocarbon

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