erythropoietin

Ligand id: 4921

Name: erythropoietin

Species: Human

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Summary of Clinical Use
Epoetin alfa is used to treat anemia.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Binding of erythropoietin to the erythropoietin receptor activates the JAK-STAT signaling pathway, which in turn results in the activation of transcription factors that control red blood cell formation.