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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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Increased interleukin-6 and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor levels in the sera of patients with non-segmental vitiligo.
Production of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in a patient with metastatic chest wall large cell carcinoma.
Why does the autoantibody against granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor cause lesions only in the lung?
The final product is a mix of dendritic, antigen-presenting cells and a fusion protein composed of prostatic acid phosphatase--present in about 95% of all prostate cancers--and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor.
The cells produce the cytokine--called granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, or GM-CSF--which alerts the immune system to recognize tumor antigens as a potential infection and to attack cells bearing those antigens.
She had just been accepted into a medical treatment study involving the administration of bacterially synthesized granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (sagramostim; Leukine[R]) in the treatment of PAP.
Effects of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on incisional wound healing in an experimental diabetic rat model.
Cells from the grossly enlarged organ were grown in culture and found to produce substances with potentially therapeutic properties -- including a white-blood-cell-stimulating substance now known as granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), which researchers say may prove useful against cancer of AIDS.
"High-dose naxitamab plus stepped-up dosing of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor for consolidating greater than or equal to2nd complete remission of high-risk neuroblastoma," submitted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
- The US Food and Drug Administration granted Fast Track designation for Molgradex, an inhaled formulation of recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), US-based orphan lung disease company Savara Inc.
Biotechnology company United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) reported on Thursday the receipt of the Health Canada's approval for the combination of Unituxin (dinutuximab for injection), granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), interleukin-2 (IL-2) and 13-cis-retinoic acid (RA), for neuroblastoma.

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