colony-stimulating factor


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

colony-stimulating factor

[′käl·ə·nē ¦stim·yə‚lād·iŋ ‚fak·tər]
(immunology)
A group of lymphocytes that induce the maturation and proliferation of leukocyte, macrophage, and monocyte lines present in bone marrow.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
High pregnancy rates with administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in ART-patients with repetitive implantation failure and lacking killer-cell immunglobulin-like receptors.
Increased interleukin-6 and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor levels in the sera of patients with non-segmental vitiligo.
Key clinical point: Compared with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, talimogene laherparepvec significantly improved durable response rates and overall response rates in patients with advanced melanoma.
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) is an expensive prescription drug administered by intramuscular injection under the care of a physician experienced in using the drug.
Comparison of outcome of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation with and without granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (lenograstim) donor-marrow priming in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Is the granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy in the earliest phase effective to rescue patients with acute myocardial infarction?
The ODD was granted for use of BL-8040, in combination with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), to mobilize human stem cells from the bone marrow to the peripheral blood for collection for autologous or allogeneic (donor-based) transplantation.
com)-- Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) is a protein secreted by macrophages, T cells, mast cells, NK cells, endothelial cells and fibroblasts.
Several studies suggest that a number of cytokines are involved in the development of blood hypereosinophilia in cancer patients, particularly interleukin-5 (IL-5) and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) (1-3,6,7).
has won approval for tbo-filgrastim (XM02 filgrastim), the first new granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) to be approved in the United States in more than 10 years.

Full browser ?