(= CSF-1; macrophage colony-stimulating factor)
A 40-76 kD glycoprotein that plays an important role in the activation and proliferation of microglial cells both in vitro and in injured neural tissue, is important in adipocyte hyperplasia, in osteoclast differentiation and in one of the early events in atherosclerosis, monocyte to macrophage differentiation in the arterial intima. The receptor for MCSF (c-fms) is expressed on the pluripotent precursor and mature osteoclasts and macrophages. Mutation in MCSF leads to osteopetrosis because of osteoclast deficiency.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • MCSF — MCSF, M CSF ↑ CSF …   Universal-Lexikon

  • MCSF — mobile cryptologic support facility …   Military dictionary

  • MCSF — Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (Community » Non Profit Organizations) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • MCSF — macrophage colony stimulating factor …   Medical dictionary

  • MCSF — • macrophage colony stimulating factor …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • M-CSF — MCSF, M CSF ↑ CSF …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Marine Corps Security Force Regiment — unit logo Active 1920–present Country …   Wikipedia

  • List of United States Marine Corps MOS — The Marine Corps s Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is a system of categorizing career fields. The standard structure of an MOS identifier is a 4 digit number, with the first two being the category, and the second two being the career within …   Wikipedia

  • autocode format — An abbreviated and formatted message header used in conjunction with the mobile cryptologic support facility (MCSF) to energize the automatic communications relay functions of the MCSF, providing rapid exchange of data through the system …   Military dictionary

  • CSF-1 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Macrophage colony stimulating factor (MCSF) o también Colony stimulating factor 1 (CSF 1), es una citoquina secretada que induce a las células madre hemopoiéticas a diferenciarse a macrófago o otros tipos celulares… …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”