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Thrombopoietin, Human, Recombinant

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009014-42-0

Therapeutic Categories

Hematopoietic growth factor: Stimulation of thrombopoiesis

Hemostatic agent: Treatment of thrombocytopenia

Chemical Name

Recombinant version of the glycoprotein thrombopoietin, a naturally occurring human hormone which is the major physiological regulator of platelet production: It promotes the maturation of megakaryocytes and increases platelet size and number

Foreign Names

  • Thrombopoetin human, rekombinant (German)
  • Thrombopo├»├ętine humain, recombinant (French)
  • Trombopoyetina humana recombinante (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • c-Mpl ligand (IS)
  • Megakaryocyte colony stimulating factor, recombinant (IS)
  • Megakaryocyte growth and development factor, recombinant (IS)
  • Megakaryocyte potentiating factor, recombinant (IS)
  • Megapoietin (IS)
  • Meg-CSF (IS)
  • rh-TPO (IS)
  • rHu MGDF (IS)
  • Thrombocytopoiesis-stimulating factor, recombinant (IS)
  • TPO (IS)
  • TSF (IS)

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