Oncostatin M is a neuroprotective cytokine that inhibits excitotoxic injury in vitro and in vivo.


Oncostatin M (OsM) is a member of the interleukin (IL)-6 family of cytokines and is well known for its role in inflammation, cell proliferation, and hematopoiesis. OsM, together with its glycoprotein 130 containing receptor complex, is expressed and regulated in most cells of the central nervous system (CNS), yet the function of OsM within this compartment… (More)


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