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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In all species, the GHR is a member of the class 1 hematopoietin receptor superfamily (Waters et al., 1999; Kopchick and Andry, 2000).
[ClickPress, Mon Sep 14 2015] Erythropoietin (EPO), also referred to as hematopoietin or hemopoietin, is a glycoprotein that is responsible for the production of erythrocytes in the body.