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spermidine

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

sper·mi·dine

(sper'mi-dēn),
A polyamine found with spermine in a variety of organisms and tissues; found in human sperm; important in cell and tissue growth; N(3-aminopropyl-1,4-diaminobutane.

spermidine

(spûr′mĭ-dēn′)
n.
A polyamine compound, C7H19N3, found in ribosomes and living tissues and having various metabolic functions. It was originally isolated from semen.

spermidine

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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putrescine, spermidine and spermine), which are known to increase their expression under water stress in vascular plants and algae (Guill & Tuteja, 2010; Alcazar et al.
According to Frank Madeo from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Graz, spermidine is found in all body cells, though its concentration decreases with age.
Wen X, Banc Y, Inouea H, Matsudad N, Moriguchi T (2009) Aluminum tolerance in a spermidine synthaseoverexpressing transgenic European pear is correlated with the enhanced level of spermidine via alleviating oxidative status.
2]] which is synthesized from two GSH and one spermidine molecule by glutathionyl spermidine/trypanothione synthetase (TryS) enzyme, an ATP driven reaction (4).
These polyamines, including spermine and spermidine, have been shown to accumulate in the synovium and urine of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
10 mmol/L spermidine, and 20 [micro]mol/L dNTP mixture at 37[degrees]C for 30 min.
Enhanced polyamine accumulation alters carotenoid metabolism at the transcriptional level in tomato fruit over-expressing spermidine synthase.
Spermidine treatment to rice seedlings recovers salinity stress-induced damage of plasma membrane and PM-bound H+-ATPase in salt-tolerant and salt-sensitive rice cultivars.
Putrescine is converted to spermidine and spermine with the help of SAMe, and these two polyamines then act in the cell to influence gene expression, cell proliferation and growth, the flow of calcium and the production of yet other regulators.
Amdl (Adenosyl methionine decarboxylase) is required for the synthesis of the polyamines spermine and spermidine.