thrombopoietin


thrombopoietin
A cytokine that serves as a humoral regulator for the production of blood platelets through action on the receptor c-mp1. SYN: megakaryocyte growth and development factor, megapoietin. [thrombo- + G. poietes, maker, + in]

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throm·bo·poi·e·tin -'pȯi-ət-ən n a hormone that regulates blood platelet production by promoting the proliferation and maturation of megakaryocyte progenitor cells and the development of megakaryocytes into blood platelets

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throm·bo·poi·e·tin (throm″bo-poiґə-tin) a colony-stimulating factor that is the humoral regulator of the production of platelets.

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