Commercial supplier for CSF-1?

Qiang Liu qlg0290 at uxa.cso.uiuc.edu
Wed Jul 27 12:31:00 EST 1994


In article <9407201205.AA30961 at polywog.biology.uofs.edu>,
GREUELB1 at JAGUAR.UOFS.EDU (Brian T. Greuel) wrote:

> Does anyone know of a commercial supplier for colony stimulating factor-1 
> (CSF-1; i.e. the ligand for the receptor encoded by the fms oncogene)?  Is it 
> going by another name these days?
> 
> What is the difference between CSF-1 and the following factors:  G-CSF, GM-
> CSF, and M-CSF?
> 
> Thanks for any information you can provide.
> 
> Brian Greuel
> greuelb1 at jaguar.uofs.edu
To Brian Greuel:
Subject CSF-1 Source:

Recombinant human CSF-1 is sold by R &D in Minneapolis MN. Purified human
CSF-1 is available from BioSource International in California. CSF-1 and
M-CSF are the same. In the bone marrow, CSF-1 promotes macrophage
differentitation, whereas G-CSF and GM-CSF promote the development of
granulocytes and granulocyte-macrophages, respectively. Hope this helps.

Sean Arkins



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