thrombopoietin

10 Essentials about Thrombopoietin

1. What is Thrombopoietin Thrombopoietin is also called megakaryocyte growth. The development factor (MGDF) is a protein that is encoded by the Thrombopoietin gene in humans. The hormone is in most cases written as THPO. Thrombopoietin is a glycoprotein hormone produced by the liver, kidney and bone marrow cells (in small amounts). It regulates the production … Continue reading “10 Essentials about Thrombopoietin”

10 Ways To Increase Platelet Count

10 Ways To Increase Platelet Count

Platelets are small plate-shaped cellular bodies with an important role in blood coagulation. Any person who suffers from the medical condition known as thrombocytopenia displays low levels of platelets (thrombocytes) in the blood, leading to symptoms that can be really severe if not managed immediately. Now, let us look into some ways on how to increase platelets. … Continue reading “10 Ways To Increase Platelet Count”