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.

pleitropic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (genetics) Describing a gene that has multiple, often unrelated effects
  • oncostatin

    English

    Noun

    (Oncostatin M) (en noun)
  • (medicine) Any of a group of pleitropic cytokines