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EPO

EPO

abbr.
erythropoietin

EPO

1 abbreviation for erythropoietin.
2 abbreviation for Exclusive Provider Organization.

EPO

A gene on chromosome 7q22 that encodes erythropoietin, a secreted, glycosylated cytokine found in the plasma, which regulates red cell production by promoting erythroid differentiation and initiating haemoglobin synthesis. Erythropoietin plays a neuroprotective role in response to brain injury and is antiapoptotic.

Molecular pathology
Genetic variability of EPO has been linked to microvascular complications of diabetes type 2, including diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy leading to end-stage renal disease, and neuropathy

EPO

Erythropoietin, see there.

EPO

Abbreviation for exclusive provider organization.

EPO

Abbreviation for exclusive provider organization.

EPO

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2009a) found that pretreatment with EPO effectively protected the mitochondria as it maintained membrane potential and prevented cytochrome c release.
Since the 1990s, EPO has made the difference between winners and also-rans at cycling's Tour de France.
The dopers' desire to stay one step ahead of the authorities has led to the controversy over Cera, the third-generation variant of EPO.
Tests in mice show that VEGF and EPO independently trigger the growth of leaky blood vessels, Takagi says.
EPO is an excellent source of omega 6s and can lower blood pressure and protect the heart against atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries) by lowering blood cholesterol.
As part of its overall strategy, the EPO has been seeking closer involvement with standards organisations in recent years to ensure that the patent system contributes to the promotion of innovation and a healthy, competitive environment for business.
EPO remains a banned substance, however, and one of the few to support Mann was Lambourn vet Tom Ahern, who claimed EPO was widely abused in Australian racing.
After autopsying these monkeys, Wilson and his colleagues came to a troubling conclusion: The animals' immune systems had cleared out not only EPO produced by the inserted gene but also the macaques' natural EPO.
Unannounced out of competition testing is the key to a successful campaign and by testing for EPO as well, the IAAF is sending a powerful message to the cheaters.
But the Jockey Club have found no evidence of the use of EPO in thousands of post-race dope tests.
The ESA ((Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents) market takes into account the EPO products and other EPO stimulating agents.