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The chemical linking of a drug (e.g., interferon) to polyethylene glycol. Pegylation increases the half-life of interferon.
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recombinant GM-CSF, a cytokine that stimulates the proliferation of macrophages and is used clinically to treat melanoma, Crohn's disease, and myeloid and hematopoietic disorders including neutropenia.