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Could not find a single article regarding this. What is hTAP? Tap is Transfer associated protein, that I know, but what is hTAP??

(I have not studied biology since last 8 years and now I am going through it because I need it for my research. So if someone can describe it in simple language it would be very helpful)

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    $\begingroup$ From which context do you have this? $\endgroup$ – Chris Sep 17 '14 at 7:39
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    $\begingroup$ I recommend that you put some more effort into your questions, they're mostly lacking context and are often rather easy to google. $\endgroup$ – Mad Scientist Sep 17 '14 at 8:25
  • $\begingroup$ I did search for hTAP, did not find any useful information $\endgroup$ – girl101 Sep 17 '14 at 9:30
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    $\begingroup$ You definitely need to add some context - what sentence(s) did you see it in, and where? A Web Of Science search for hTAP in the TITLE field points to "Human thyrotropin-releasing hormone-associated peptide" but that doesn't appear to be relevant. It isn't unusual for acronyms like this to have several meanings. $\endgroup$ – Alan Boyd Sep 17 '14 at 13:35
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the question lacks any effort whatsoever. $\endgroup$ – WYSIWYG Mar 12 '15 at 11:01
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hTAP refers to human TAP protein (reference). And how do you know that TAP refers to Transfer Associated Protein? I believe it stands for Transporter Associated with Antigen Processing (reference). Your facts are wrong which is why your question couldn't be answered.

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  • $\begingroup$ springer.com/biomed/immunology/book/978-1-4939-1114-1 this book has TAp written as transfer associated protein $\endgroup$ – girl101 Sep 22 '14 at 4:20
  • $\begingroup$ @user3237995 I don't know about the book because I don't have it but that article definitely mentions TAP as Transporter Associated with Antigen Processing in the abbreviation section. So why did you link me to it? $\endgroup$ – The Last Word Oct 9 '14 at 7:29

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