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spermine

 [sper´mēn]
a polyamine first found in human semen but now known to occur in almost all tissues, in association with nucleic acids.

sper·mine

(sper'mēn),
A polyamine found in some bacteria; associated with nucleic acids in some viruses; found in human sperm; important in cell and tissue growth; N,N-bis(3-aminopropyl)-1,4-diaminobutane.

spermine

(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

a polyamine first found in human semen but now known to occur in almost all tissues, in association with nucleic acids.
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Spermine level in salt treated plants was much lower than spermine content in control plants.
Bergeron has recently shown that these structural analogues antagonize the effects of spermidine and spermine at the NMDA receptor.
Dietary spermine supplementation induces intestinal maturation in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) larvae.
Two new quinoline and tris (4-hydroxycinnamoyl) spermine derivatives from Microdesmis keayana roots.
For example, the first generation of these polyamine analogs, the symmetrically alkylated analogs of either spermidine or spermine have proved the most successful analogs in depleting intracellular polyamine content and exhibiting a range of therapeutic activities against cancer cells with a selective cell type cytotoxicity (Wallace and Mackarel, 1998).
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.
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.
Spermine (300 [micro]M), used as a positive control, significantly reduces HCEC proliferation (Fig.
Spermidine and spermine are enriched in whole blood of nona/centenarians.
Specifically, spermine, an anti-oxidant found in semen that's said to get rid of wrinkles and smoothen out the skin.