|Calculated MW||60179 Da|
|Other Names||Macrophage colony-stimulating factor 1; CSF-1; MCSF; M-CSF; Lanimostim; Processed macrophage colony-stimulating factor 1|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Precautions||M-CSF Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Cytokine that plays an essential role in the regulation of survival, proliferation and differentiation of hematopoietic precursor cells, especially mononuclear phagocytes, such as macrophages and monocytes. Promotes the release of proinflammatory chemokines, and thereby plays an important role in innate immunity and in inflammatory processes. Plays an important role in the regulation of osteoclast proliferation and differentiation, the regulation of bone resorption, and is required for normal bone development. Required for normal male and female fertility. Promotes reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton, regulates formation of membrane ruffles, cell adhesion and cell migration. Plays a role in lipoprotein clearance.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
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Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (M-CSF) is produced by various cell types, including fibroblasts, microphages, and endothelial cells. M-CSF is involved in both the development and function of monocytes/microphages. The recombinant M-CSF is a disulfide-linked homodimer composed of two 18.2 kDa subunits of 156 amino acid residues.
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