haematopoietic growth factors

haematopoietic growth factors

Haemopoietins, factors including GRANULOCYTE COLONY STIMULATING FACTOR and granulocyte-macrophage stimulating factor that bring about the maturation of bone marrow stem cells to form normal blood cells.
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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).
The discovery of haematopoietic growth factors, granulocytecolony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) and granulocytemacrophage-colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) in the 1980s had a major impact on marrow transplantation.