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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Putrescine aminopropyltransferase is responsible for biosynthesis of spermidine, spermine, and multiple uncommon polyamines in osmotic stress-tolerant alfalfa.
The metabolites citrate, myo-inositol, and spermine are potential age-independent markers of prostate cancer in human expressed prostatic secretions.
Porter, "Identification and characterization of a novel flavin-containing spermine oxidase of mammalian cell origin," Biochemical Journal, vol.
32 Polyamines (putrescine, spermine and spermidine) have also been indicated to play an important part in cell proliferation and growth.
I will use oligospermines, which are tetramers and octamers of spermine, an endogenous polyamine, and apply the optimized coupling strategy to target the spermine based nanocarriers to ATCs for therapeutic GATA-3 knockdown.
Polyamines like spermine, spermidine and putrescine were detected in elevated concentrations in urine in cases of a rapid regeneration of cells of certain tissue.
The most common biogenic amines found in foods are histamine, tyramine, cadaverine, 2-phenylethylamine, spermine, sperm idi ne, putrescine, tryptamine, and agmatine.
Acrolein can be also generated as a product of endogenous threonine metabol ism (mediated by myeloperoxidase) and/or spermine metabolism (mediated by amide oxidase) (Esterbauer et al.
Acute and subacute toxicity of tyramine, spermidine, spermine, putrescine and cadaverine in rats.
Spermidine and spermine are enriched in whole blood of nona/centenarians.
Spermine, one of the components of semen, is high in anti-oxidants and can be used to smooth out wrinkles.