Granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factors are cytokines that act in hematopoiesis by controlling the production, differentiation, and function of 2 related white cell populations of the blood, the granulocytes and the monocytes-macrophages. Belongs to the IL-3 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Secreted; Oncoprotein; Secreted, signal peptide; Cell cycle regulation; Apoptosis; Cytokine
Biological Process: cell-cell signaling; cytokine and chemokine mediated signaling pathway; embryonic hemopoiesis; immune response; MAPKKK cascade; nervous system development; peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; positive regulation of cell proliferation; positive regulation of DNA replication; positive regulation of GTPase activity; positive regulation of myeloid leukocyte differentiation; positive regulation of peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat5 protein