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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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Our studies of M-CSF in a relevant model of FH in rabbits suggests that this pharmacologic approach may be beneficial," he continued.
In phase I clinical trial evaluations of M-CSF in normal volunteers and in the treatment of cancer patients with normal cholesterol levels, laboratory tests showed reductions in total cholesterol levels.
The principal objective of the planned study is to evaluate the safety of M-CSF as an agent to lower cholesterol levels in patients with a genetic predisposition to extremely high blood cholesterol levels.
Genetics Institute can make no assurances as to whether or when it will be able to proceed with studies of M-CSF in cholesterol lowering.
Our fourth quarter results for fiscal 1991 benefitted significantly from approximately $9 million in benchmark payments relating to development milestones achieved in our M-CSF and IL-11 collaborations with Schering-Plough Corporation," said Garen Bohlin, Genetics Institute's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
While similar to GM-CSF in boosting production of white blood cells, M-CSF acts later in the cell differentiation process and affects a narrower spectrum of cell types.