erythropoiesis

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erythropoiesis

[ə‚rith·rə‚pȯi′ē·səs]
(physiology)
The process by which erythrocytes are formed. Also known as erythrocytopoiesis.
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Ferroportin allows the macrophages to release iron so that it may be re-utilized for ongoing erythropoeisis.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of human recombinant epoetin alfa, an erythropoeisis stimulating agent (ESA) delivered via intravenous infusion or subcutaneous injection.
Target genes include those fostering glucose uptake, glycolysis, erythropoeisis, and proliferation (5).