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- Peptide hormone : A class of chemical messengers, secreted into the blood from endocrine cells, that bind to specific receptors expressed on the plasma membrane of target cells.
- Anemia of chronic disease : Anemia associated with chronic illness such as chronic infection, immune activation, or malignancy.
- Anemia : A condition characterized by insufficient circulating and effective hemoglobin in blood to support normal physiology.
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- Erythropoietin receptor : Add brief definition or description
- Red blood cells : Also called erythrocytes; a type of disc-shaped blood cell that contain hemoglobin, and the body's principal means of delivering oxygen to the body's cells via the blood, and the removal of carbon dioxide wastes that result from metabolism.
- Hemoglobin : Iron-containing allosteric protein in erythrocytes of vertebrates, consisting of about 6 percent heme and 94 percent globin; also the clinical measurement of hemoglobin per volume of whole blood, varying with age and sex
- Genetic engineering : The process of manipulating genes, usually outside the organism's normal reproductive process.
- Drugs banned from the Olympics : Substances prohibited for use by athletes prior to, and during competing in the Olympics.
- World Anti-Doping Agency : An international, independent agency founded in 1999 to provide testing and evaluation services in the fight against doping in sports.
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