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NCI Drug Dictionary


synthetic peptide-based erythropoiesis stimulating agent 
A synthetic, non-recombinant, pegylated, peptidic erythropoiesis stimulating agent. Synthetic peptide-based erythropoiesis stimulating agent binds to and activates the erythropoietin (EPO) receptor on erythroid progenitor cells, thereby inducing their proliferation and differentiation into mature erythrocytes. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Hematide