CSF2


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CSF2

A gene on chromosome 5q23-q31 that encodes colony stimulating factor 2 (granulocyte-macrophage), a cytokine that controls the production, differentiation and function of granulocytes and macrophages.

Molecular pathology
CSF2 is localised to a cluster of related genes at chromosome 5q31, a region associated with deletions in the 5q- syndrome and acute myelogenous leukaemia.
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Three candidate genes (PTH, CSF2 and FORL1) were chosen as anchor loci to determine the precise linkage with QTL on SSC2, and their SNPs were genotyped at a three-generation BerkshirexYorkshire reference family (Malek et al.
7] Human genes: IL6, interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2); TNF, tumor necrosis factor (TNF superfamily, member 2); IL2, interleukin 2; IL3, interleukin 3 (colony-stimulating factor, multiple); IL5, interleukin 5 (colony-stimulating factor, eosinophil); CSF2, colony stimulating factor 2 (granulocyte-macrophage); IL8, interleukin 8.
The CSF2 GAT, an annual requirement for all Soldiers, consists of 105 questions and was developed in part by Seligman et al (25) and others (26) to assess fitness in 4 psychosocial dimensions: emotional, social, family, and spiritual fitness.