spermine


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spermine

[′spər‚mēn]
(biochemistry)
C10H26N4 A tetramine found in semen, blood serum, and other body tissues.
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Some polyamines, such as spermine, appear to extract or displace magnesium from the plane of the ring.
Socala et al., "An anti-immobility effect of spermine in the forced swim test in mice," Pharmacological Reports, vol.
To gain the optimal results, the following factors that affected the method performance were optimized, including the concentration of capture DNA, signal DNA, spermine, streptavidin, biotin-GOx, HPPA, HRP, and hybridization time.
Higashi et al., "Acetaldehyde-induced cytotoxicity involves induction of spermine oxidase at the transcriptional level," Toxicology, vol.
A GQ electrochemical biosensor for the detection of GQ ligands ethidium bromide and polyamines spermine or spermidine was developed [77], which was based on the immobilization of the 30-mer d([G.sub.3][(A[G.sub.3]).sub.2][A.sub.2][G.sub.2][(A[G.sub.3]).sub.3]AGC) sequence on a pretreated multiwalled carbon nanotubes modified GC electrode.
In addition, the results showed that the presence at 40mM of spermine improves the effect of PDT, with up to 97% decrease in cell viability.
Western blotting was performed using lung tissue homogenates in urea buffer (8 M urea, 1 M thiourea, 0.5% CHAPS, 50 mM dithiothreitol, and 24 mM spermine).
Although various studies on experimental animals indicated that agmatine has some beneficial pharmacological effects (5,6) several polyamines such as putresin, spermine and spermidine which are also metabolites of agmatine elicit some toxic effects in both animals and human.
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.
(2011) Spermine oxidase mediates the gastric cancer risk associated with Helicobacter pylori CagA.