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agmatine

[′ag·mə‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
C5H14N4 Needlelike crystals with a melting point of 231°C; soluble in water; a product of the enzymatic decarboxylation of arginine.
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The expression of agmatine coumaroyl transferase gene (T1-64213, Figure 2k) and cytokinin dehydrogenase gene (T3-50471, Figure 2l) were unstable.
Eight biogenic amines were investigated on wines, according to standards of putrescine (PUT) dihydrochloride, spermidine (SPD) trihydrochloride, spermine (SPM) tetrahydrochloride, agmatine (AGM) sulfate, cadaverine (CAD) dihydrochloride, serotonine (SRT) hydrochloride, histamine (HIM) dihydrochloride, tyramine (TYM), tryptamine (TRM) and 2-phenylethylamine (PHM) dihydrochloride purchased from Sigma Chemical Co.
ASIC3 channels integrate agmatine and multiple inflammatory signals through the nonproton ligand sensing domain.
Gilad following years of collaborative scientific research and based on their breakthrough discovery of the neuroprotective properties of G-Agmatine[R], Gilad&Gilad's proprietary brand of agmatine.
Polyamines (putrescine, spermidine, and spermine) are synthesized by mammalian cells, while agmatine is produced only by plants and bacteria, including intestinal microbial flora [72-74].
A homologof the gene encoding agmatine deiminase, AgDI, which mediates acid tolerance in L.
The most common biogenic amines found in foods are histamine, tyramine, cadaverine, 2-phenylethylamine, spermine, sperm idi ne, putrescine, tryptamine, and agmatine.
Neuroprotective effects of agmatine against cell damage caused by glucocorticoids in cultured rat hippocampal neurons.
Acute and subchronic effects of agmatine on anxiety tested in the elevated plus maze in male mice.
The endogenously occurring analogues of L-arginine such as methyl-L-arginine, dimethyl-L-arginine and agmatine which are normally present in the nervous tissue, have been found to inactivate both nNOS and eNOS and to decrease NO production in the brain (1).
NMDA receptor antagonists), including MK-801, eliprodil, agmatine, and memantine, during the withdrawal period can protect against neuropathology and behavioral deficits associated with developmental alcohol exposure (Lewis et al.