Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein


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mucoprotein

 [mu″ko-pro´tēn]
a compound present in all connective and supporting tissues, containing, as prosthetic groups (non–amino acid components), mucopolysaccharides; soluble in water and relatively resistant to denaturation.
Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein a substance produced by cells of the ascending limb of the loop of Henle; it is a normal constituent of urine and is the major protein constituent of urinary casts.
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Tamm-Hors·fall mu·co·pro·tein

(tam hōrs'fahl),
the matrix of urinary casts derived from the secretion of renal tubular cells.
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Tamm-Hors·fall mu·co·pro·tein

(tam hōrs'fahl myū'kō-prō'tēn)
The matrix of urinary casts derived from the secretion of renal tubular cells.
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Horsfall,

Frank L., Jr., U.S. physician, 1906-1971.
Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein - see under Tamm
Tamm-Horsfall protein

Tamm,

Igor, U.S. virologist, 1922-1971.
Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein - the matrix of urinary casts derived from the secretion of renal tubular cells.
Tamm-Horsfall protein
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