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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Some of the identified targets are: Caspase 3, Colony stimulating factor 2, COX, Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 1A, DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase 1, Epidermal growth factor receptor, Eukaryotic translation elongation factor 1 alpha 1 etc.

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