macrophage colony stimulating factor


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macrophage colony stimulating factor

Abbreviation: M-CSF
A hematopoietic growth factor that stimulates monocytes to form colonies.
See also: factor
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Gene expression and release of macrophage colony stimulating factor in quiescent and proliferating fibroblasts effects of serum fibroblast growth promoting factors and IL-1 J Immunol 1990; 144: 4657-62.
These include IL-1[alpha], IL-1[beta], IL-6, IL-10, IL-11, IL-15, tumor necrosis factor [alpha] (TNF-[alpha]), transforming growth factor [alpha] (TGF-[alpha]), granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF), macrophage colony stimulating factor (M-CSF), platelet-derived growth factor, and epidermal growth factor (Figure 1) 14].
This ingredient stimulated keratinocytes to produce something called granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF).

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