spermine


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sper·mine

 (spûr′mēn′)
n.
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.

spermine

(ˈspɜːmiːn; -mɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white or colourless basic water-soluble amine that is found in semen, sputum, and animal tissues; diaminopropyltetramethylenediamine. Formula: C10H26N4
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Spermine oxidase is a regulator of macrophage host response to Helicobacter pylori : Enhancement of antimicrobial nitric oxide generation by depletion of spermine.
S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase (AdoMetDC) plays an essential regulatory role in the polyamine biosynthetic pathway by generating the n-propylamine residue required for the synthesis of spermidine and spermine from putrescein (Pegg et al.
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.
Effect of spermine and spermidine on wheat plants irrigated with waste water: Conductive canals of flag leaf and peduncle in relation to grain yield.
They adjust the materials translocation such as spermine, putrescine and spermidine and carbon source of roots supply as muciliageneus substance to the bacteria [17].
Spermine and citrate as metabolic biomarkers for assessing prostate cancer aggressiveness.
Biogenic amines, such as histamine (His), cadaverine, putrescine, spermine, and spermidine, are breakdown products that are produced during decarboxylation of amino acid catabolism.
Similarly, the levels of amino acids, such as asparagine, citrulline, serine, ornithine, proline, spermine, etc.
It was observed that BFT produced by bacteria upregulates both spermine oxidase (SMOX) gene expression at mRNA and protein levels in cultures of human normal colonic epithelial cells [20].