Login

Join for Free!
117119 members


Erythropoietin

Discussion of all aspects of cellular structure, physiology and communication.

Moderator: BioTeam

Erythropoietin

Postby opuntia » Tue Jul 05, 2005 4:34 pm

Where is erythropoietin produced?i know that it is released from the kidneys but is it produced there?if so then how?
I would really appreciate help from anyone :)
"The roots of education is bitter, but the fruit is sweet" Aristotle
User avatar
opuntia
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 538
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 6:39 am
Location: Maldives(the chain of islands)

Postby MrMistery » Tue Jul 05, 2005 9:16 pm

Yes it is produced by the kidney. What do you mean how? By a protein synthesis... Like any protein
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)

Postby victor » Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:33 am

Erythropoietin is just like protein needed to make erythrocytes, produced in kidney..
Q: Why are chemists great for solving problems?
A: They have all the solutions.
User avatar
victor
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 2668
Joined: Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:01 pm
Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia..


Postby opuntia » Thu Jul 07, 2005 10:33 am

MrMistery wrote:Yes it is produced by the kidney. What do you mean how? By a protein synthesis... Like any protein


I think protein synthesis was never cmae to my mind when i posted this question...silly me :lol:
"The roots of education is bitter, but the fruit is sweet" Aristotle
User avatar
opuntia
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 538
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 6:39 am
Location: Maldives(the chain of islands)

Postby MrMistery » Thu Jul 07, 2005 6:46 pm

Lol... The simplest answer is often the right one
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)

Postby opuntia » Fri Jul 08, 2005 6:35 am

And that's what i forget most of the times :lol: :lol:
"The roots of education is bitter, but the fruit is sweet" Aristotle
User avatar
opuntia
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 538
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 6:39 am
Location: Maldives(the chain of islands)


Return to Cell Biology

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Alexa [Bot] and 0 guests

cron