What is it about?

Wounding induces increases in TPO and platelet counts. Radiation reduces platelet counts and causes hemorrhage in various organs. This drug significant increases platelets.

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Why is it important?

This drug significantly increases platelets so as to save life.


Probably better than TPO. So it is worth to further develop the drug.

Juliann Kiang
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute

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This page is a summary of: Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonist Mitigates Hematopoietic Radiation Syndrome and Improves Survival after Whole-Body Ionizing Irradiation Followed by Wound Trauma, Mediators of Inflammation, January 2017, Hindawi Publishing Corporation,
DOI: 10.1155/2017/7582079.
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