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Substance Name: Thrombopoietin
RN: 9014-42-0
UNII: 5651J3R2JF


  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Thrombopoietin

MeSH Heading

  • Thrombopoietin


  • c-Mpl ligand
  • Megakaryocyte growth and development factor
  • Mgdf factor
  • Mpl ligand
  • Recombinant human thrombopoietin
  • rh-TPO
  • rhTPO
  • TPO
  • UNII-5651J3R2JF

Systematic Name

  • Thrombopoietin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9014-42-0


  • 5651J3R2JF

System Generated Number

  • 0009014420