putrescine

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putrescine

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

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

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

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