SciLocyte Description





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Each 1 mL prefilled syringe contains: Filgrastim (Recombinant Human G-CSF) 300 mcg.
Recombinant G-CSF (Filgrastim), the active ingredient of SciLocyte, is a 175 amino acid protein manufactured by recombinant DNA technology. It is produced by Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria into which the human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor gene has been inserted. Recombinant G-CSF has a molecular weight of 18,800 daltons. The protein has an amino acid sequence that is identical to the natural GCSF except for the addition of an N-terminal methionine necessary for expression in E.coli. (See table.)

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