Stimulates the proliferation of early hematopoietic cells by activating FLT3. Synergizes well with a number of other colony stimulating factors and interleukins. 2 isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Membrane protein, integral; Cytokine; Ligand, receptor tyrosine kinase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 19q13.3
Cellular Component: extracellular space; membrane; integral to membrane