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Table 1 Amino acid composition of MUC5B and MUC7 mucins.

From: The role of crude human saliva and purified salivary MUC5B and MUC7 mucins in the inhibition of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 in an inhibition assay

Amino acids MUC5B (mole %) MUC7 (mole %)
Aspartic acid 8.9 9.1
Threonine 10.0 4.0
Serine 7.4 5.5
Glutamic acid 9.0 12.4
Proline 8.5 18.6
Glycine 9.0 14.4
Alanine 6.6 3.9
Valine 6.4 4.2
Methionine 1.6 1.7
Isoleucine 4.0 2.9
Leucine 7.6 4.7
Tyrosine 3.2 1.7
Phenylalanine 3.8 1.9
Lysine 4.6 4.7
Histidine 4.4 3.9
Arginine 4.0 5.6