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Factor

An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

factor

n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

factor

1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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Bone marrow mobilized with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in related allogeneic transplant recipients: A study of 29 patients.
Utilizing granulocyte colony-stimulating factor to enhance vascular graft endothelialization from circulating blood cells.
The Efficacy and Safety of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor for Patients with Stroke.
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The company stated that the Phase 3 GENESIS trial is aimed at evaluating the safety, tolerability and efficacy of the combination treatment of BL-8040 and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), as compared to the control arm of placebo and G-CSF.
Multicenter prospective nonrandomized controlled clinical trial to prove neuro-therapeutic effects of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor for acute spinal cord injury: analyses of follow-up cases after at least 1 year.
has commenced dosing of patients in a Phase 1 clinical trial of its proprietary long-acting granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) analog, BBT-015, being developed as a treatment for chemotherapy-related neutropenia in cancer patients and for acute radiation syndrome, the company said.
According to the company, Lonquex is a long-acting recombinant granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) with the active ingredient lipegfilgrastim - a novel glycoPEGylated (PEG; polyethylene glycol) filgrastim molecule.
The new paradigm in treating patients with hepatitis C infection is to use erythropoietin to treat ribavirin-related anemia in order to maintain ribavirin dosages and enhance quality of life, and to use granulocyte colony-stimulating factor to treat neutropenia associated with pegylated interferon until early virologic response is achieved, particularly in persons with genotype 1 infection.

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