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THROMBOPOIETIN

A humoral factor that controls blood platelet manufacture through stimulation of megakaryocyte populations. Bone marrow megakaryocytes magnify in both size and number in response to exposure to thrombopoietin. Chemical name: Thrombopoietin
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