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Descriptor in English: Spermidine
Descriptor in Spanish: Espermidina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Espermidina
Descriptor in French: Spermidine
Tree number(s): D02.092.211.415.701.801
D02.092.782.677
Scope note: A polyamine formed from putrescine. It is found in almost all tissues in association with nucleic acids. It is found as a cation at all pH values, and is thought to help stabilize some membranes and nucleic acid structures. It is a precursor of spermine.
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(71)
DeCS UI: 24315
Descriptor UI: D013095
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Spermidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0020287
Scope note A polyamine formed from putrescine. It is found in almost all tissues in association with nucleic acids. It is found as a cation at all pH values, and is thought to help stabilize some membranes and nucleic acid structures. It is a precursor of spermine.
Preferred term Spermidine



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