CSF1


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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.
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Based on cytogenetic and molecular findings, most tumors appear to be clonal, neoplastic proliferations driven by CSF1 production of the neoplastic cells, which account for only a small percentage of the cell population in TSGCT.
A landscape effect in tenosynovial giant-cell tumor from activation of CSF1 expression by a translocation in a minority of tumor cells.
170) A recent study189 suggests that dysregulation of several genes (FRA2, ID2, and the CSF1 receptor gene), through unknown mechanisms, may create conditions favorable for the occurrence of translocations and contribute to lymphomagenesis.