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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.
Tamm-Horsfall protein (THP)
Etymology: Igor Tamm, American virologist, 1922-1995; Frank L. Horsfall, American virologist, 1906-1971
a mucoprotein found in the matrix of renal tubular casts. THP is secreted in the loop of Henle.
Tamm-Horsfall proteinAn older term, still in wide use, for what is now better known as uromodulin, which is encoded by UMOD on cytogenetic band 16p12.3.
Horsfall,Frank L., Jr., U.S. physician, 1906-1971.
Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein - see under Tamm
Tamm,Igor, U.S. virologist, 1922-1971.
Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein - the matrix of urinary casts derived from the secretion of renal tubular cells.