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The goblet cells of mucosal surfaces produce mucus. In fact they may only differentiate from other endothelial cells if the mucin producing genes such as MUC2 are functional.
- ↑ Velcich A, Yang W, Heyer J, Fragale A, Nicholas C, Viani S, Kucherlapati R, Lipkin M, Yang K, Augenlicht L. Colorectal cancer in mice genetically deficient in the mucin Muc2. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2002 Mar 1; 295(5560):1726-9.(Link to article – subscription may be required.)