Erythropoietin

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Erythropoietin is a hormone secreted by the kidneys which stimulates erythropoiesis (red blood cell production). It is used as a treatment for anaemia [1]. Erythropoietin is encoded by a gene in the EPO/TPO family. [2]

References

  1. http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Cancerinformation/Cancertreatment/Treatmenttypes/Supportivetherapies/Erythropoietin.aspx
  2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gtr/genes/2056/ fckLRReferences fckLRfckLR<references />
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