Role of erythropoietin in the brain.

  title={Role of erythropoietin in the brain.},
  author={Constance Tom Noguchi and Pundit Asavaritikrai and Ruifeng Teng and Yi Jia},
  journal={Critical reviews in oncology/hematology},
  volume={64 2},
Multi-tissue erythropoietin receptor (EPO-R) expression provides for erythropoietin (EPO) activity beyond its known regulation of red blood cell production. This review highlights the role of EPO and EPO-R in brain development and neuroprotection. EPO-R brain expression includes neural progenitor cells (NPC), neurons, glial cells and endothelial cells. EPO… CONTINUE READING