granulocyte colony-stimulating factor


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granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

n. Abbr. G-CSF
1. A cytokine secreted by a variety of cell types that stimulates progenitor cells in the bone marrow to produce granulocytes, especially neutrophils.
2. A recombinant form of this cytokine, such as the drug filgrastim.
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Contract Notice: This Framework Agreement is for the supply of the Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) Filgrastim to NHS Scotland.
A study reported in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found a benefit for the administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis, a condition with high short-term mortality.
This leads to enhanced activity of the normal JH1 kinase activity of JAK2, which makes the mutated hematopoietic stem cells hypersensitive to the hematopoietic growth factors thrombopoietin, erythropoietin, insulin-like growth factor-1, stem cell factor, and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, resulting in trilinear myeloproliferation.
Patients first underwent stem cell mobilization with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, with CD 34 cells then collected.
Since chemotherapy can destroy white blood cells that are important in fighting infection, cancer patients often receive a growth factor called granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, or G-CSF, to help them recover healthy blood counts after treatment.
He was also treated with methylprednisolone on day 15 until death and with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for leukopenia from day 5 to day 10 of illness.
Recently reported cyclic changes in granulocyte colony-stimulating factor expression in the human follicle during the normal menstrual cycle (3) may be associated with our results, but the underlying mechanisms remain to be elucidated.
Among the potentially involved cytokines are the interleukins (IL-1, IL-3, IL-6, and IL-8), granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor, and interferon-[gamma].
It's often preventable with prophylactic administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF).

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