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Colony Stimulating Factors

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Naming guidelines for colony stimulating factors:

-stim
common stem for colony stimulating factors
Examples: pegacaristim, romiplostim

-grastim
granulocyte colony stimulating factors (G-CSF)
Examples: filgrastim, lenograstim, pegfilgrastim, pegnartograstim

-gramostim
granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factors (GM-CSF)
Examples: molgramostim, regramostim, sargramostim

-mostim
macrophage colony stimulating factors (M-CSF)
Examples: cilmostim, lanimostim

-plestim
interleukin-3 (IL-3) factors classified as pleiotropic colony stimulating factors
Examples: daniplestim, muplestim

-distim 
conjugates of two different types of colony stimulating factors
Examples: leridistim, milodistim

-cestim
stem cell stimulating factors
Examples: ancestim, garnocestim

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