m-CSF


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
AcronymDefinition
m-CSFMulti-Colony Stimulating Factor (receptor)
m-CSFMacrophage/Monocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor
References in periodicals archive ?
The addition of anti-TNF-[alpha] to M-CSF + RANKL treatment did not lead to a significant difference in the median number of TRAP-positive multinucleated cells in Charcot patients, diabetic patients, and healthy control subjects (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
A recent study by Weigelt and colleagues (2007) [15] has proposed a method for the isolation and culture of retinal microglia from 14-day postnatal C57BL/6 mice, using density gradient centrifugation followed by culture in DMEM with 10% FCS and 50 ng/mL of recombinant M-CSF [13,15].
TNF-[alpha] increases marrow osteoclast precursor numbers in WT mice by promoting osteoclast precursor proliferation, differentiation and expression of the M-CSF receptor, cFms [69].
Polosak et al., "Long-term Monocyte Dysfunction after sepsis in humanized mice is related to persisted activation of macrophage-colony stimulation factor (M-CSF) and demethylation of PU.1, and it can be reversed by blocking m-csf in vitro or by transplanting naive autologous stem cells in vivo," Frontiers in Immunology, vol.
However, there were no significant intergroup differences in umbilical cord plasma C5a, MMP-9, M-CSF, and endostatin levels, FIRS rates, or elevated umbilical cord plasma IL-6 (>11 pg/mL) levels.
Osteoclast precursors were seeded in a 96-well plate (1 x [10.sup.4] cells in 200 [micro]l medium per well) and incubated with M-CSF (100 ng/ml) with or without exendin-4 (100 ng/ml).
Mouse BMMs isolated from the tibiae of 4-week-old ICR mice were cultured with [alpha]-MEM containing M-CSF (30 ng/ml), 10% FBS, and 1% antibioticantimycotic mixture in a humidified atmosphere of 5% C[O.sub.2] at 37[degrees]C.
[7] Nonstandard abbreviations: AST, aspartate aminotransferase; LD, lactate dehydrogenase; ACP, acid phosphatase; CK, creatine kinase; RANKL, receptor activator of nuclear factor [kappa] B ligand; M-CSF, macrophage colony-stimulating factor; AD, autosomal dominant; AR, autosomal recessive; XR, X-linked recessive; TRAP, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase.
Colony-stimulating factors (CSF) include those re- lated to granulocytes (G-CSF) macrophages (M-CSF) or to both cell types (GM-CSF) and might have partic- ular implication in bone remodeling through osteoclast formation and thereby during tooth movement.1 These molecules are specific glycoproteins which interact to regulate the production maturation and function of granulocytes and monocyte-macrophages.
Vitamin [D.sub.3] and M-CSF will be encapsulated in polymer coated iron oxide NPs using various encapsulation methods.