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Changes in Monosaccharide Content of Mucous Glycoproteins in Ulcerative Colitis

Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: (Published 16 June 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:645
  1. R. H. Teague,
  2. D. Fraser,
  3. J. R. Clamp


    Colonic mucus appears to consist of two glycoprotein fractions, one of which contains mannose, whereas the other is mannose-free. The mannose-containing fraction is significantly increased in ulcerative colitis.