hematopoietic growth factor

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he·ma·to·poi·et·ic growth fac·tor

(HGF) (hē'mă-tō-poy-et'ik grōth fak'tŏr)
Any of several glycoproteins that regulate the survival, self-renewal, proliferation, and differentiation of hematopoietic progenitor cells. There are two nomenclature groups: interleukins (IL) and colony-stimulating factors (CSF).
Synonym(s): haematopoietic growth factor.

hematopoietic growth factor

Any of a group of at least seventeen substances involved in the production of blood cells, including several interleukins and erythropoietin.
See also: factor
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Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor: not just another haematopoietic growth factor. Med.
Two packed leukocyte-depleted red cells transfusions and haematopoietic growth factor [three doses of 300 mcg subcutaneously filgrastim: recombinant human granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)] were administered with rapid response.
Delayed application of the haematopoietic growth factors G-CSF/SCF and FL reduces neonatal excitotoxic brain injury.
The [DLK-1.sup.+] fetal liver subpopulation as described by Chou and Lodish expressed various haematopoietic growth factors, such as insulin-like growth factor-2 (IGF-2), insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1), thrombopoietin (THPO), angiopoetin like-3 (ANGPTL-3), stem cell factor (SCF), and stromal-derived factor-1 (SDF-1).