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Erythropoietin and hypoxia inducible factor-1 expression in the mid-trimester human fetus.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement
Publication Date
Volume
91
Issue
438
Pages
27–30
Identifiers
PMID: 12477261
Source
Medline
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Abstract

HIF concentrations did not change with gestation in liver or kidney. The human fetal kidney produced approximately 5% of the total Epo mRNA measured during the second trimester. It remains to be determined how Epo production by these tissues is affected by premature birth.

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