"Thrombopoietin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A humoral factor that stimulates the production of thrombocytes (BLOOD PLATELETS). Thrombopoietin stimulates the proliferation of bone marrow MEGAKARYOCYTES and their release of blood platelets. The process is called THROMBOPOIESIS.
- Megakaryocyte Colony Stimulating Factor
- Megakaryocyte Growth and Development Factor
- mpl Ligand
- Ligand, mpl
- Myeloproliferative Leukemia Virus Oncogene Ligand
- Thrombocytopoiesis-Stimulating Factor
- Thrombocytopoiesis Stimulating Factor
- c-mpl Ligand
- Ligand, c-mpl
- MGDF Factor
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