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NCI Drug Dictionary


recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor 
A recombinant therapeutic agent which is chemically identical to or similar to the endogenous cytokine granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). Secreted by monocytes, macrophages and neutrophils and other cells after activation, G-CSF stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of hematopoietic progenitor cells committed to the neutrophil/ granulocyte lineage. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)