Definitions for "Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor"
A cytokine that controls the differentiation of granulocytes and macrophages.
Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor is an immunoprotein produced by leukocytes during inflammation which functions to increase the proliferation of granulocytes in the bone marrow.
a treatment agent used to stimulate the production of granulocytes in the bone marrow. Manufactured by Amgen under the name Neupogen®, it is often given during or after chemotherapy to boost the immune system.