Factor of recombinant methionyl human stem cells. Definition

Medical Definition: Factor of recombinant methionyl human stem cells

Substance that makes blood stem cells (cells from which other cells develop) to become different types of blood cells and increase the amount and activity of these cells in the blood. It is being studied for the treatment of myelodysplasia. The stem cell factor is a recombinant human methionyl growth factor type of recombinant stem cells. Also called ancestim, r-metHuSCF and Stemgen.

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