[Hematopoietic growth factors. Biology and clinical applications].

  title={[Hematopoietic growth factors. Biology and clinical applications].},
  author={Marek Trněn{\'y} and Pavel Klener},
  journal={Casopis lekaru ceskych},
  volume={131 14},
The authors present an account of haematopoietic growth factors which include the stem cell factor (SCF), factors stimulating granulocytomacrophage colonies (GM-CSF), granulocyte (G-CSF), monocytomacrophage (M-CSF) factors, erythropoietin (EPO) and also interleukin (IL) 1 to 11. Their main action is described as well as the site of action in haematopoiesis. In many of them participation in the pathogenesis of some diseases, incl. malignant ones, is anticipated. The preparation of growth factors… CONTINUE READING


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