Stathmokinetic (Mitosis-inhibiting) Method for estimating Plasma Erythropoietic Hormone


ASSAY methods for estimating the erythropoietic activity of plasma samples usually involve the evaluation of altered hæmatological values in test animals, or the change in incorporation of radioiron into the red cells of test animals—usually rats with polycythæmia induced by transfusion. In vitro bone marrow techniques do not seem to be widely used.

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SMITH, H. Stathmokinetic (Mitosis-inhibiting) Method for estimating Plasma Erythropoietic Hormone. Nature 190, 640–641 (1961).

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