oncostatin

Cytokine vs Oncostatin - What's the difference?

cytokine | oncostatin |


As nouns the difference between cytokine and oncostatin

is that cytokine is (protein|immunology) any of various small regulatory proteins that regulate the cells of the immune system while oncostatin is (medicine) any of a group of pleitropic cytokines.

Pleitropic vs Oncostatin - What's the difference?

pleitropic | oncostatin |


As an adjective pleitropic

is (genetics) describing a gene that has multiple, often unrelated effects.

As a noun oncostatin is

(medicine) any of a group of pleitropic cytokines.