Chapter 4. Physiology and Metabolism of Erythropoietin

  1. Arthur J. Sytkowski

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602380.ch4

Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond

Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond

How to Cite

Sytkowski, A. J. (2004) Physiology and Metabolism of Erythropoietin, in Erythropoietin: Blood, Brain and Beyond, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602380.ch4

Author Information

  1. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brooklin Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527304950

Online ISBN: 9783527602384

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Keywords:

  • erythropoietin physiology;
  • erythropoietin metabolism;
  • production site;
  • kidney;
  • liver;
  • erythropoietin production;
  • bone marrow;
  • metabolism;
  • clearance;
  • maternal/fetal circulation

Summary

  • The Kidney as the Site of Production

  • The Liver as a Site of Erythropoietin Production

  • Erythropoietin Produced in the Bone Marrow

  • Metabolism and Clearance of Erythropoietin

  • Erythropoietin and the Maternal/Fetal Circulation

  • References