What are G-CSF Functions and Effects?
Understanding the functions and effects of G-CSF
G-CSF promotes the maturation process of neutrophils through survival, proliferation, differentiation, etc. There are two natural forms of the human glycoprotein, 174 and 177- amino-acid-long protein of molecular weight 19,600 grams per mole.These are pharmaceutical analogs.
The G-CSF pharmaceutical products filgrastim and lenograstim. utilize the more active 174 amino acid form by recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology.