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


  • Nucleotide sequence
  • colony-stimulating factor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

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    Ogami, K., Shimada, Y., Sohma, Y., Akahori, H., Kato, T., Kawamura, K., & Miyazaki, H. (1995). The sequence of a rat cDNA encoding thrombopoietin. Gene, 158(2), 309-310.