colony stimulating factor


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colony stimulating factor

n.
A hormone produced in the cells lining the blood vessels that stimulates the bone marrow to synthesize white blood cells.
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Granulocyte colony stimulating factor reduces brain injury in a cardiopulmonary bypass-circulatory arrest model of ischemia in a newborn piglet.
Efficacy of intrauterine infusion of granulocyte colony stimulating factor on patients with history of implantation failure: a randomized control trial.
Dahmen, "Granulocyte colony stimulating factor induces lipopolysaccharide (LPS) sensitization via upregulation of LPS binding protein in rat," PLoS One, vol.
Jaronen et al., "Granulocyte colony stimulating factor attenuates inflammation in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis," Journal of Neuroinflammation, vol.
Dr Thornton, a senior lecturer at Swansea's clinical school, has already analysed tissue from the placenta of women with and without allergies and found that lower levels of one of these growth factors - macrophage colony stimulating factor (M-CSF) - was produced by mothers- to-be with allergies.
(TSX: DDD; OTC BB: DRUG), Vancouver, has entered into an agreement with Suzhou Zhongkai Bio-Pharmaceuticals Company Limited ("Zhongkai") to in-license the exclusive right to commercialize its Recombinant Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor ("rhG- CSF") product worldwide, excluding the People's Republic of China.
This patent, number 5,891,432, covers the use of granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor expressed in membrane-bound form to induce a powerful anti-tumor immune response.
Savara provided an update on two case reports exploring the use of aerosolized granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor, or GM-CSF, for the treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus, a species of multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacteria, or NTM, in individuals living with cystic fibrosis, or CF.
Granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) administration for art patients with repeated implantation failure (RIF): which route is best?
A role for G-CSF (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) in the central nervous system.
Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) plays a key role in the endogenous response to infection and inflammation and has also been used in clinical experiments.
For instance, SF are a source of chemokines and also of hematopoietic growth factors such as monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1), macrophage colony stimulating factor (M-CSF), IL-34, or granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) that can support monocyte migration and macrophage activation in the synovium.

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