(= granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor) A cytokine that stimulates the formation of granulocyte or macrophage colonies from myeloid stem cells isolated from bone marrow.
Noun: Granulocyte - macrophage colony-stimulating factor. See G-CSF for more information. GM - CSF is used to accelerate recovery of white blood cell counts and reduce the incidence of infection after a bone marrow transplant.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20555
Stands for 'granulocyte and macrophage colony stimulating factor'. A growth factor which encourages the bone marrow to make white blood cells and platelets.Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=g
Synonym for granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor ... <growth factor, haematology, oncology> An acidic glycoprotein of mw 23 kD with internal disulfide bonds. ... It is produced in response to a number of inflammatory mediators by mesenchymal cells present in the haemopoietic environment and at peripheral sites of inflammation. ......Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Abbreviation Definitions: 1. Abbreviation for granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=37940
A substance that helps make more white blood cells, especially granulocytes, macrophages, and cells that become platelets. It is a cytokine that is a type of hematopoietic (blood-forming) agent. Also called granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and sargramostim.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=G
see granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22225
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