granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
It stimulates the production of neutrophilic granulocytes, macrophages, and mixed granulocyte-macrophage colonies from bone marrow cells and can stimulate the formation of eosinophil colonies from foetal liver progenitor cells. It also has some functional activities in mature granulocytes and macrophages.
Chemical name: Colony-stimulating factor 2
(12 Dec 1998)
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