oncostatin M


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on·co·stat·in M

(ong'kō-stat'in), [MIM*165095]
A cytokine from macrophages, T cells, and some marrow and tumor cells, possessing various differentiation (in macrophages), cell proliferation (in hemopoietic precursors and some tumor types), and maturation (in fetal hepatocytes) effects.
[onco- + -stat + -in]