hematopoietin


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hematopoietin

[‚he·məd·ō′pȯi·ət·ən]
(biochemistry)
A substance which is produced by the juxtaglomerular apparatus in the kidney and controls the rate of red cell production. Also known as hemopoietin.
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They then screened these cells for novel members of the hematopoietin receptor family, using a proprietary function-directed gene discovery system.