Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
"Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A mononuclear phagocyte colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF) synthesized by mesenchymal cells. The compound stimulates the survival, proliferation, and differentiation of hematopoietic cells of the monocyte-macrophage series. M-CSF is a disulfide-bonded glycoprotein dimer with a MW of 70 kDa. It binds to a specific high affinity receptor (RECEPTOR, MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR).
|Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
- Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
- Colony-Stimulating Factor 1
- Colony Stimulating Factor 1
- Colony-Stimulating Factor, Macrophage
- Colony Stimulating Factor, Macrophage
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