What is the difference between mucus and mucin?

QuestionsWhat is the difference between mucus and mucin?
Biology Ease Staff asked 10 months ago
Mucus Mucin
Gelatinous substance Glycoprotein
Produced by mucous membranes Produced by goblet cells in mucous membranes
Made up of water, proteins, and other substances Main component of mucus
Responsible for lubrication and protection of organs Responsible for the gel-like consistency of mucus