Definitions for "Colony-Stimulating Factors"
Proteins (drugs) that stimulate the production and growth of certain types of blood cell. Examples are Neupogen® and Leukine
Man-made proteins that stimulate the body's production of infection fighting cells. GCSF, Filgrastin, and Erythropoetin are the names of some colony-stimulating factors. These come in intravenous and injection form.
Proteins that stimulate the development of cells in the bone marrow.