"Oncostatin M" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A cytokine with both pro- and anti-inflammatory actions that depend upon the cellular microenvironment. Oncostatin M is a 28 kDa monomeric glycoprotein that is similar in structure to LEUKEMIA INHIBITORY FACTOR. Its name derives from the the observation that it inhibited the growth of tumor cells and augmented the growth of normal fibroblasts.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oncostatin M" by people in Profiles.
Requirement for stat5 in thymic stromal lymphopoietin-mediated signal transduction. J Immunol. 1999 Dec 01; 163(11):5971-7.
Characterization of the role of IL-6 in the progression of prostate cancer. Prostate. 1999 Feb 15; 38(3):199-207.