erythropoietin definition

  • noun:
    • A glycoprotein hormone that promotes the production of red blood cells by stem cells in bone marrow. Created mainly because of the kidneys, it really is introduced in reaction to diminished amounts of oxygen in human body muscle.
    • Epoetin alfa.
    • A glycoprotein hormones that works as a cytokine for erythrocyte precursors in bone tissue marrow
    • a glycoprotein secreted because of the kidneys that encourages the production of red blood cells

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