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Descriptor in English: Putrescine
Descriptor in Spanish: Putrescina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Putrescina
Descriptor in French: Putrescine
Entry term(s): 1,4 Butanediamine
1,4 Diaminobutane
1,4-Butanediamine
1,4-Diaminobutane
Tetramethylenediamine
Tree number(s): D02.092.211.415.701
D02.092.782.258.784
Scope note: A toxic diamine formed by putrefaction from the decarboxylation of arginine and ornithine.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 73(72)
DeCS UI: 24297
Descriptor UI: D011700
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Putrescine - Preferred
Concept UI M0018191
Scope note A toxic diamine formed by putrefaction from the decarboxylation of arginine and ornithine.
Preferred term Putrescine
Entry term(s) 1,4 Butanediamine
1,4 Diaminobutane
1,4-Butanediamine
1,4-Diaminobutane
Tetramethylenediamine



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