The sequence of a rat cDNA encoding thrombopoietin

Kinya Ogami, Yoshihiro Shimada, Yoshiaki Sohma, Hiromichi Akahori, Takashi Kato, Kazuo Kawamura*, Hiroshi Miyazaki

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Overlapping cDNA clones encoding rat thrombopoietin (TPO) were isolated from liver-derived cell line cDNA libraries and the nucleotide sequences were determined. The deduced 326-amino-acid rat TPO showed significant homology to the known TPO of other species, especially in the N-terminal sequence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-310
Number of pages2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jun 9
Externally publishedYes


  • Nucleotide sequence
  • colony-stimulating factor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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