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Erythropoietin

Introduction: Erythropoietin

Description of Erythropoietin

Erythropoietin: A substance that is naturally produced by the kidneys, and that stimulates the bone marrow to make red blood cells. When erythropoietin is made in the laboratory, it is called epoetin alfa or epoetin beta.
Source: National Institute of Health

Erythropoietin: Human erythropoietin is an acidic glycoprotein hormone with a molecular mass of 34 kD. As the prime regulator of red cell production, its major functions are to promote erythroid differentiation and to initiate hemoglobin synthesis.[supplied by OMIM](LocusLink)
Source: Diseases Database

Erythropoietin: glycoprotein hormone, secreted chiefly by the kidney in the adult and the liver in the fetus, that acts on erythroid stem cells of the bone marrow to stimulate proliferation and differentiation.
Source: CRISP

Erythropoietin: Glycoprotein hormone, secreted chiefly by the kidney in the adult and the liver in the fetus, that acts on erythroid stem cells of the bone marrow to stimulate proliferation and differentiation.
Source: MeSH 2007

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