Evidence for a physiologic role of erythropoietin in fetal erythropoiesis.


Administration of antibody prepared in spleen, and bone marrow, effects ascribrabbits against human urinary Ep to fetal able to a neutralization of endogenous Ep. sheep during the last third of the gestaIn addition, there was a significant dotion period resulted in a suppression of crease in the numbers of nucleated cryerythropoiesis in the fetus. This was throid cells in the bone marrows of these evidenced by a sharp decrease in the numfetuses. These results point to a physioben of circulating reticulocytes and a relogic role (or Ep in fetal erythropoiesis. duced rate of “Fe incorporation into RBC,

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@article{Zanjani1974EvidenceFA, title={Evidence for a physiologic role of erythropoietin in fetal erythropoiesis.}, author={Esmail D. Zanjani and Laurie Mann and H. Burlington and A. S. Gordon and Louis Wasserman}, journal={Blood}, year={1974}, volume={44 2}, pages={285-90} }