What are the steps of erythropoiesis?

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  • hemocytoblasts differentiate intoproerythroblasts.
  • differentiate into erythroblasts.
  • immature RBC begin synthesizing and storing Hb.
  • differentiate into reticulocyte and eject organelles and nucleus.
  • mature into erythrocyte and enter circulation.

What hormone stimulates the process of erythropoiesis? erythropoietin

Is erythropoietin a hormone? Erythropoietin (EPO)is a hormone produced by the kidney that promotes the formation of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The kidney cells that make erythropoietin are sensitive to low oxygen levels in the blood that travels through the kidney.

What organ produces red blood cells? bone marrow