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e·ryth·ro·poi·e·tin

 (ĭ-rĭth′rō-poi-ē′tĭn)
n.
1. A glycoprotein hormone that stimulates the production of red blood cells by stem cells in bone marrow. Produced mainly by the kidneys, it is released in response to decreased levels of oxygen in body tissue.
2. Epoetin alfa.

[erythropoiet(ic) + -in.]
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erythropoietin

(ɪˌrɪθrəʊpɔɪˈiːtɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a hormone, secreted by the kidney in response to low levels of oxygen in the tissues, that increases the rate of erythropoiesis. It has been used as a performance-enhancing drug for athletes and racehorses. Abbreviation: EPO
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e•ryth•ro•poi•e•tin

(ɪˌrɪθ roʊˈpɔɪ ɪ tn, -pɔɪˈit n)

n.
a hormone that stimulates production of red blood cells and hemoglobin in the bone marrow.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.erythropoietin - a glycoprotein secreted by the kidneys that stimulates the production of red blood cells
glycoprotein - a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
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Translations
EpoetinErythropoetinErythropoietinHämatopoetin
eritropoietina

e·ryth·ro·poi·e·tin

[MIM*133170]
n. eritropoyetina, proteína no dializable que estimula la producción de eritrocitos.
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erythropoietin

n eritropoyetina
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References in periodicals archive ?
We also administer erythropoetin, a hormonal medicine required to regulate red blood cell production, free of charge.
For P4,200, a sponsor can shoulder the cost of one session of hemodialysis treatment for a patient, which includes the use of a high-flux dialyzer, Erythropoetin IEPO) injection, as-needed emergency medications, oxygen support, and ambulance services.
Yaseri, "A pilot study of the effect of intravenous erythropoetin on improvement of visual function in patients with recent indirect traumatic optic neuropathy," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
McIntyre, "Endotoxaemia in haemodialysis: a novel factor in erythropoetin resistance?" PLoS ONE, vol.
She found that 8 weeks of once-weekly intravenous infusions of high-dose human recombinant erythropoetin (Epogen), also known as epoetin alfa (EPO), resulted in clinically meaningful improvement in cognition 1 week post treatment, as measured on neuropsychological tests assessing the speed of complex cognitive processing, verbal memory, attention span, concentration, working memory, and strategic planning ability.
The reason of thrombocytosis is cross-reaction of increased erythropoetin in IDE with thrombopoetin receptors in the megakaryocytes which leads to increased platelet count.
Erythropoetin is a hormone produced by kidneys to promote erythropoiesis in the marrow.
Jayagopal, "Erythropoetin treatment significantly alters measured glycated haemoglobin (HbAlc)," Diabetic Medicine, vol.
Entrengh PPAR-[delta] Speed and endurance VEGF Endurance Abbrevation: ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme; ACTN3, actinin binding protein 3; EPO, erythropoetin; HGH, human growth factor; HIF, hypoxia inducible factor; IGF-I, insulin-like growth factor; PPAR-delta, peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor (delta); VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.
He added: "To take one example, EPO (erythropoetin) will not help a sprinter to win a 100m but it will be decisive for a 10,000m runner.
It is interesting to note that a number of common genes occur irrespective of the organ (heart, kidney, lung) effected in the context of adverse events: erythropoetin (EPO), nitric oxide synthase 1 (NOS1), angitotensin converting enzyme (ACE), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGFA), endothelin receptor (EDNRA) and the adrenergic [alpha]-1D-receptor (ADRA1D).