I'm venerated to be invited to organize a foreword for the court cases of the second one overseas Lubeck convention on Erythropoietin (Epo). I congratulate Wolfgang Jelkmann, Horst Pagel and Christoph Weiss for his or her association of an exceptional application for this convention which up-to-date we all at the advances made in erythropoietin learn up to now few years because the first convention in June of 1988. i'm yes that Professor Paul Carnot, had he been current at this convention, will be very happy and pleased with the advances made within the box of erythropoietin given that his and Madame DeFlandre's seminal discovering in 1906 (1) that rabbits produced a humoral substance following bleeding which controls purple blood mobilephone construction. The studies through Hjort in 1936 (2) and via Erslev in 1953 (3) that enormous volumes of plasma or serum from rabbits following a bleeding stimulus, whilst injected into general donor rabbits, produced a reticulocytosis, have been very major in confirming the lifestyles of a humoral issue which controls erythropoiesis. Reissmann's parabiotic rat experiments in 1950 (4) reawakened curiosity in erythropoietin whilst he proved that hypoxia prompted the creation of an element which regulates purple phone produc tion. The stories of a number of investigators comparable to Jacobson et al. (5), Fisher and Birdwell (6), Kuratowska et al. (7) and Nathan et al.
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