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Erythropoietin (/ɪˌrɪθroʊˈpɔɪᵻtən/ or /ɪˌrɪθroʊpoʊˈɛtɪn, -rə-, -ˈiː-, -tən/ ; from G...

What Is Erythropoietin (EPO)? Test, Definition, Side Effects


Sep 1, 2016 ... Erythropoietin is an important hormone produced by the kidney that is ... Erythropoietin promotes the formation of red blood cells by the bone ...

The Story of Erythropoietin - American Society of Hematology


Millions of patients worldwide have benefited from research on erythropoietin spanning many decades. In the last 15 years, epoetin alfa (Epo) has become one  ...

Erythropoietin: The Test - Lab Tests Online


Aug 27, 2012 ... Erythropoietin is not a routine test. It is ordered primarily to help differentiate between different types of anemia and to determine whether the ...

Erythropoietin: Reference Range, Interpretation, Collection and Panels


Dec 5, 2014 ... Erythropoietin testing, in combination with other tests, can be used to differentiate polycythemia vera from secondary polycythemia. It can also ...

Erythropoietin - Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine


Abstract. During the past century, few proteins have matched erythropoietin (Epo) in capturing the imagination of physiologists, molecular biologists, and, more ...



Erythropoietin. updated Feb 2005. Pharmacological cheating in sports is not a new phenomenon. Unfortunately, the modern era has witnessed explosive growth ...

EPO erythropoietin [ (human)] - NCBI


Sep 22, 2016 ... Erythropoietin protects mouse renal tubular basement membrane by promoting bone marrow cells to generate and secrete miR-144, which, ...

Anemia in CKD | National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and ...


Healthy kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin (EPO). A hormone is a chemical produced by the body and released into the blood to help trigger or ...

Erythropoietin. - NCBI


Erythropoietin. Jelkmann W(1). Author information: (1)Institute of Physiology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany. jelkmann@physio.uni-luebeck.de.

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Erythropoietin test: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


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Erythropoietin-Stimulating Agents | Cleveland Clinic


Learn about erythropoietin stimulating agents from the Cleveland Clinic. Find out what ESAs are, who should take them and potential side effects.

Erythropoietin: At a Glance - Lab Tests Online


Aug 27, 2012 ... Overview of the erythropoietin test, used to help differentiate between different types of anemia.