colony-stimulating factors


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colony-stimulating factors (CSF),

a group of glycoprotein growth factors regulating differentiation of myeloid cells. These substances act in either paracrine or autocrine fashion on marrow cells; appear to act synergistically in complex and poorly understood ways; each seems to have the ability to exert action on several lines of progenitor cells, and to influence end cell function.
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col·o·ny-stim·u·lat·ing fac·tors

(CSF) (kol'ŏ-nē-stim'yū-lāt-ing fak'tŏrz)
A group of glycoprotein growth factors regulating differentiation in myeloid cell lines.
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