M-CSF


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

M-CSF

M-CSF

CSF1

A gene on chromosome 1p21-p13 that encodes colony stimulating factor 1 (macrophage), a cytokine that controls the production, differentiation and function of macrophages, and may be involved in development of the placenta.

M-CSF

Abbreviation for macrophage colony-stimulating factor.

M-CSF

macrophage colony-stimulating factor.
References in periodicals archive ?
An additional possibility is inhibition of osteoclastic resorption and remodeling of the fracture callus, as seen in mice with defective M-CSF and RANKL signaling.
Elevate levels of its ligand M-CSF are observed in the joints of RA patients, contributing to the development of macrophages and osteoclasts, which are the mediators of bone erosion.
00 Sensitivity, ng/L 100 1000 h TNF-[beta] (b) M-CSF n 1/17 2/17 Average amount (SE) 12.