features of goblet cells!

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please help me!!!!


Posted Wed 12th December, 2012 @ 21:06 by D

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All I know is the goblet cells are allocated in the trachea and bronchi- their function is secrete mucus to trap dirt and microbes I hope that helps :) sorry if it doesn't and good luck 

Answered Wed 12th December, 2012 @ 23:44 by sophie
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The talent of goblet cells is to secrete mucus, a viscous fluid composed primarily of highly glycosylated proteins called mucins suspended in a solution of electrolytes. Mucus serves many functions, including protection against shear stress and chemical damage, and, especially in the respiratory tree, trapping and elimination of particulate matter and microorganisms.

Answered Thu 20th December, 2012 @ 12:17 by Rachel