molgramostin

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.

molgramostin

A granulocyte and MACROPHAGE colony stimulating factor used to treat white cell deficiency. It is prepared by recombinant DNA techniques (genetic engineering). A brand name is Leucomax.