putrescine


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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

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

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.
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Physiological response of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) to exogenous arginine and putrescine treatments under salinity stress.
In Araucaria angustifolia, high levels of putrescine and spermidine were observed in pre-cotyledonary somatic embryos, with subsequent decrease after the cotyledons formation (Astarita, Handro, & Floh, 2003).
Treatment with different concentration of apigenin resulted in an acceleration of cellular polyamine catabolism in a dose dependent manner, which was manifested in the increase of putrescine and decrease of spermine and spermidine levels.
Solutions of putrescine at 0.0 (with distilled water), 1, 2 and 3 mM were sprayed to run-off (approximately 500 mL per plant), about two weeks before flowers harvest.
Acute and subacute toxicity of tyramine, spermidine, spermine, putrescine and cadaverine in rats.
More than 93% of all strains did not utilize also i-erythritol, L-rhamnose, D-sorbitol, D-galactonic acid lactone, D-gluconic acid, [gamma]-hydroxybutyric acid, p-hydroxy phenylacetic acid, [alpha]-keto-valeric acid, quinic acid, saccharic acid, L-leucine, L-ornithine, L-phenylalanine, L-pyroglutamic acid, D-serine, thymidine, phenylethylamine, and putrescine and utilized [alpha]-D-glucose, L-fucose, and sucrose.
SAM is also a precursor for the biosynthesis of polyamines which are involved in response to abiotic stresses [30]; in particular the polyamine spermine which is synthesized from putrescine via two steps using SAM was shown to have a protective role against drought stress [31].
amazonensis indicated modified uptake of spermidine and putrescine in PMD-resistant parasites.
Na3, Fe(NO3)3, FeSO4, folic acid, glucose, H2Se03, HEPES, hypoxanthine, insulin human, KCI, linoleic acid, lipoic acid, MgC12, MnC12, MnSO4, myo-inositol, Na2HPO4, Na2Se03, Na2SiO3, NaC1, NaH2PO4, NaHCO3, sodium pyruvate, sodium acetate, NH4V03, NiC12, nicotinamide, phenol red, polysorbate 80, putrescine, putrescine 2HC1, pyridoxine HO, pyridoxal Ha, riboflavin, SnC12, thiamine HO, thymidine, vitamin B12 and ZnSO4.
Anchovies are associated with scombroid-poisoning due to biogenic amine contents such as histamine, putrescine and cadaverine.