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: Cytokine; Secreted; Cell cycle regulation; Apoptosis; Secreted, signal peptide
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 5q31.1
Cellular Component: extracellular space; extracellular region
Biological Process: nervous system development; positive regulation of peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat5 protein; cell-cell signaling; embryonic hemopoiesis; positive regulation of cell proliferation; immune response; positive regulation of DNA replication