spermine(redirected from Gerontine)
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A crystalline polyamine compound, C10H26N4, present in ribosomes and found widely in living tissues along with spermidine, from which it is derived. It was originally isolated from semen.
(Elements & Compounds) a white or colourless basic water-soluble amine that is found in semen, sputum, and animal tissues; diaminopropyltetramethylenediamine. Formula: C10H26N4