- Biogenic Polyamines
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Biogenic amines having more than one amine group. These are long-chain aliphatic compounds that contain multiple amino and/or imino groups. Because of the linear arrangement of positive charge on these molecules, polyamines bind electrostatically to ribosomes, DNA, and RNA.
Drug Drug Description Putrescine Putrescine is a toxic diamine formed by putrefaction from the decarboxylation of arginine and ornithine. Putrescine is a solid. This compound belongs to the polyamines. These are compounds containing more... Cadaverine Cadaverine is a foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine. Spermine For nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance Glutathionylspermidine Not Available Trypanothione Not Available Spermidine Spermidine is 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... MDL72527 Not Available CGC-11047 Investigated for use/treatment in lymphoma (unspecified), macular degeneration, prostate cancer, and solid tumors. Trodusquemine Investigated for use/treatment in obesity and diabetes mellitus type 2. N1,N11-Diethylnorspermine Investigated for use/treatment in renal cell carcinoma, pancreatic cancer, melanoma, and lung cancer.
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