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putrescine

 [pu-tres´in]
a polyamine first found in decaying meat; small quantities occur in most cells.

pu·tres·cine

(pyū-tres'ēn),
1,4-Diaminobutane; a poisonous polyamine formed from the amino acid arginine during putrefaction; found in urine and feces; in certain cells, putrescine is a precursor to γ-aminobutyrate.

putrescine

/pu·tres·cine/ (pu-tres´in) a polyamine precursor of spermidine, first found in decaying meat but now known to occur in almost all tissues and in some bacterial cultures.

putrescine

(pyo͞o-trĕs′ēn)
n.
A colorless, foul-smelling polyamine, C4H12N2, produced in decaying animal tissue by the decarboxylation of ornithine.

putrescine

[pyo̅o̅′tresēn]
a foul-smelling toxic ptomaine produced by the decomposition of the amino acid ornithine during the decay of animal tissues, bacillus cultures, and fecal bacteria.

pu·tres·cine

(pyū-tres'ēn)
A poisonous polyamine formed from the amino acid arginine during putrefaction; found in urine and feces.

pu·tres·cine

(pyū-tres'ēn)
A poisonous polyamine formed from the amino acid arginine during putrefaction; found in urine and feces.

putrescine (pūtres´ēn),

n a foul-smelling toxic ptomaine produced by the decomposition of the amino acid ornithine during the decay of animal tissues, bacillus cultures, and fecal bacteria.

putrescine

a polyamine first found in decaying meat; small quantities occur in most cells.
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A higher antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds content were observed for the wine in which only the presence of putrescine was identified.
The highest levels of relative fresh weight was observed for 3 mM putrescine treatment during vase period, followed by 2 mM and 1 mM putrescine treatments while the lowest was in control treatment (Fig.
As commented above, putrescine was a prevalent amine, with the exception of the sample AC2 in which tyramine contributed with 29.
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Other examples of microbe-facilitated amino acid metabolism include the generation of [gamma]-amino butyric acid (GABA) from glutamate via glutamate decarboxylase (52) and the production of putrescine from ornithine.
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The polyamines putrescine (PU), spermidine (SMD), and spermine (SM) are some of the major cations in eukaryotic cells.
Other nonsulphur gases are also known to be involved in causing bad breath as Volatile aromatic compounds like indole, skatole, organic acids like acetic and propionic and amines like cadaverin and putrescine.