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Oncostatin M MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oncostatin M
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.562
D12.776.467.374.562
D23.529.374.562
Unique ID
D053683
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053683
Scope Note
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.
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Growth Inhibitors
Registry Number
106956-32-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Oncostatin M
Public MeSH Note
2007; ONCOSTATIN M was indexed under CYTOKINES 1987-2006
History Note
2007(1987)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Oncostatin M Preferred
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