Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Secreted. POLYMORPHISM: Variant Ile-117 may be a risk factor for atopic asthma. PHARMACEUTICAL: Available under the names Leukine (Immunex) and Leucomax (Novartis). Used in myeloid reconstitution following bone marrow transplant, bone marrow transplant engraftment failure or delay, mobilization and following transplantation of autologous peripheral blood progenitor cells, and following induction chemotherapy in older adults with acute myelogenous leukemia.
SIMILARITY: Belongs to the GM-CSF family. WEB RESOURCE: Name=Leukine; Note=Clinical information on Leukine; URL="http://www.leukine.com/hcp/index.html"; WEB RESOURCE: Name=SeattleSNPs; URL="http://pga.gs.washington.edu/data/csf2/";
GENE SYNONYMS: GMCSF.
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