EPO is a banned substance in all competitive sports, all over the world.
By injecting erythropoietin, athletes aim to increase their concentration of red blood cells and, as a result, their aerobic capacity.
EPO stands for Erythropoietin, EPO is a protein hormone produced by the kidney. In sports its being used to increases oxygen carrying capacity.
Erythropoietin is a stimulant not a steroid. :)
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The target cells for Erythropoietin are red blood cells
Erythropoietin is a hormone made by the kidneys that stimulate the bone marrow to produce red blood cells.
Yes,Erythropoietin is a hormone produced by kkidneys.It stimulates production of red blood cells.