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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP14476
Secondary Accession Numbers None
Name Mucin-12
  1. MUC-12
  2. Mucin-11
  3. MUC-11
Gene Name MUC12
Protein Type Unknown
Biological Properties
General Function Not Available
Specific Function Involved in epithelial cell protection, adhesion modulation, and signaling. May be involved in epithelial cell growth regulation. Stimulated by both cytokine TNF-alpha and TGF-beta in intestinal epithelium.
Pathways Not Available
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
Biological Process
regulation of cell growth
O-glycan processing
stimulatory C-type lectin receptor signaling pathway
Cellular Component
Golgi lumen
plasma membrane
integral to plasma membrane
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Not Available
Locus Not Available
SNPs Not Available
Gene Sequence Not Available
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 5478
Molecular Weight 558157.605
Theoretical pI 5.557
Pfam Domain Function
  • 1-16;
Transmembrane Regions
  • 5381-5401;
Protein Sequence Not Available
GenBank ID Protein Not Available
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID Q9UKN1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name MUC12_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID Not Available
GeneCard ID Not Available
GenAtlas ID Not Available
HGNC ID Not Available
General References
  1. Hillier LW, Fulton RS, Fulton LA, Graves TA, Pepin KH, Wagner-McPherson C, Layman D, Maas J, Jaeger S, Walker R, Wylie K, Sekhon M, Becker MC, O'Laughlin MD, Schaller ME, Fewell GA, Delehaunty KD, Miner TL, Nash WE, Cordes M, Du H, Sun H, Edwards J, Bradshaw-Cordum H, Ali J, Andrews S, Isak A, Vanbrunt A, Nguyen C, Du F, Lamar B, Courtney L, Kalicki J, Ozersky P, Bielicki L, Scott K, Holmes A, Harkins R, Harris A, Strong CM, Hou S, Tomlinson C, Dauphin-Kohlberg S, Kozlowicz-Reilly A, Leonard S, Rohlfing T, Rock SM, Tin-Wollam AM, Abbott A, Minx P, Maupin R, Strowmatt C, Latreille P, Miller N, Johnson D, Murray J, Woessner JP, Wendl MC, Yang SP, Schultz BR, Wallis JW, Spieth J, Bieri TA, Nelson JO, Berkowicz N, Wohldmann PE, Cook LL, Hickenbotham MT, Eldred J, Williams D, Bedell JA, Mardis ER, Clifton SW, Chissoe SL, Marra MA, Raymond C, Haugen E, Gillett W, Zhou Y, James R, Phelps K, Iadanoto S, Bubb K, Simms E, Levy R, Clendenning J, Kaul R, Kent WJ, Furey TS, Baertsch RA, Brent MR, Keibler E, Flicek P, Bork P, Suyama M, Bailey JA, Portnoy ME, Torrents D, Chinwalla AT, Gish WR, Eddy SR, McPherson JD, Olson MV, Eichler EE, Green ED, Waterston RH, Wilson RK: The DNA sequence of human chromosome 7. Nature. 2003 Jul 10;424(6945):157-64. [PubMed:12853948 ]
  2. Parry S, Silverman HS, McDermott K, Willis A, Hollingsworth MA, Harris A: Identification of MUC1 proteolytic cleavage sites in vivo. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2001 May 11;283(3):715-20. [PubMed:11341784 ]
  3. Williams SJ, McGuckin MA, Gotley DC, Eyre HJ, Sutherland GR, Antalis TM: Two novel mucin genes down-regulated in colorectal cancer identified by differential display. Cancer Res. 1999 Aug 15;59(16):4083-9. [PubMed:10463611 ]
  4. Lievin-Le Moal V, Servin AL, Coconnier-Polter MH: The increase in mucin exocytosis and the upregulation of MUC genes encoding for membrane-bound mucins induced by the thiol-activated exotoxin listeriolysin O is a host cell defence response that inhibits the cell-entry of Listeria monocytogenes. Cell Microbiol. 2005 Jul;7(7):1035-48. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2005.00532.x. [PubMed:15953034 ]
  5. Palmai-Pallag T, Khodabukus N, Kinarsky L, Leir SH, Sherman S, Hollingsworth MA, Harris A: The role of the SEA (sea urchin sperm protein, enterokinase and agrin) module in cleavage of membrane-tethered mucins. FEBS J. 2005 Jun;272(11):2901-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2005.04711.x. [PubMed:15943821 ]
  6. Moehle C, Ackermann N, Langmann T, Aslanidis C, Kel A, Kel-Margoulis O, Schmitz-Madry A, Zahn A, Stremmel W, Schmitz G: Aberrant intestinal expression and allelic variants of mucin genes associated with inflammatory bowel disease. J Mol Med (Berl). 2006 Dec;84(12):1055-66. doi: 10.1007/s00109-006-0100-2. Epub 2006 Oct 21. [PubMed:17058067 ]