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1 result for Name/Synonym equals PEGFILGRASTIM 
Drug Name: Pegfilgrastim [USAN:INN:BAN] View Structure
Description: Pegylated (r-G-CSF) conjugated to polyethylene glycol for treatment of neutropenic patients with non-myeloid malignancies who are at high risk for infection.

NCI: pegfilgrastim. A long-acting pegylated form of a recombinant therapeutic agent which is chemically identical to or similar to an endogenous human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). Produced endogenously by monocytes, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells, G-CSF binds to and activates specific cell surface receptors, stimulating neutrophil progenitor proliferation and differentiation and selected neutrophil functions. Conjugation of the cytokine with a branched polyethylene glycol molecule (pegylation) significantly increases its therapeutic half-life. (NCI Thesaurus) 

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