Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

Takashi Kato*

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This chapter discusses granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, which is the primary regulator of proliferation and differentiation, maturation, survival, and functions of neutrophils/granulocytes to exert the biological defense mechanism. It binds to the G-CSF receptor on the surface of neutrophil progenitors in the bone marrow.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Hormones
Subtitle of host publicationComparative Endocrinology for Basic and Clinical Research
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780128206492
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Jan 1


  • Biophylaxis
  • Cytokine
  • Granulocytes
  • Granulopoiesis
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Hematopoietic growth factors
  • Hematopoietic stem cells
  • Neutrophils
  • White blood cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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