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Author Sytkowski, Arthur J.

Title Erythropoietin : blood, brain and beyond / Arthur J. Sytkowski
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages) : illustrations (some color), portrait
Series Wiley InterScience online books
Contents Erythropoietin; Preface; Contents; 1 Introduction and History; 2 Developmental Biology of Erythropoiesis and Erythropoietin Production; 3 Regulation of the Erythropoietin Gene: A Paradigm for Hypoxia-dependent Genes; 4 Physiology and Metabolism of Erythropoietin; 5 Biochemistry and Protein Structure; 6 Receptor Biology and Signal Transduction; 7 Clinical Disorders of Erythropoietin and its Receptor; 8 Recombinant Erythropoietin and the Treatment of Anemia; 9 Functions of Erythropoietin Outside of Hematopoiesis; 10 Erythropoietin and Sport; 11 The Future of Erythropoietin; Subject Index
Summary The use of Epo in medical practice is increasing constantly. It has revolutionized how we think of blood transfusion in medicine and surgery. Moreover, it has become widely known to scientists, physicians, biotech and pharmaceutical executives and the general public. Additionally, the past ten years have seen important advances in our knowledge and understanding of its action both within and outside of the hematopoietic system. Until now, there has been no single source that contains up-to-date information on Epo addressing the array of subjects that this book presents. The book covers all asp
Notes Title from title screen (viewed Mar 13, 2006)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Issuing Body Made available via Wiley InterScience
Subject Erythropoietin -- Physiological effect.
Erythropoietin -- Therapeutic use.
Erythropoietin -- physiology.
Erythropoietin -- therapeutic use.
Receptors, Erythropoietin.
Form Electronic book
Author John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
ISBN 3527304959 (alk. paper)
3527605436 (electronic bk.)
9783527304950 (alk. paper)
9783527605439 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Wiley InterScience