HEMATOPOIESIS Production of Thrombopoietin by Human Carcinomas and Its Novel Isoforms

@inproceedings{Sasaki1999HEMATOPOIESISPO,
  title={HEMATOPOIESIS Production of Thrombopoietin by Human Carcinomas and Its Novel Isoforms},
  author={Yutaka Sasaki and Takayuki Takahashi and Hiroshi Miyazaki and Atsushi Matsumoto and Takashi Kato and Kishiko Nakamura and Sumiko Iho and Yoshiaki Okuno and Kazuwa Nakao},
  year={1999}
}
Thrombocytosis is occasionally seen in patients with carcinomas and has been assumed to be attributable to interleukin-6 or granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor produced by carcinoma cells. In this study, we clarified whether thrombopoietin (TPO) is involved in carcinomaassociated thrombocytosis. Expression of TPO mRNA was observed in the… CONTINUE READING