"Spermidine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Spermidine" by people in Profiles.
Novel Synthetic Polyamines Have Potent Antimalarial Activities in vitro and in vivo by Decreasing Intracellular Spermidine and Spermine Concentrations. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019; 9:9.
Polyamine biosynthesis is critical for growth and differentiation of the pancreas. Sci Rep. 2015 Aug 24; 5:13269.
Eukaryotic initiation factor 4D, the hypusine-containing protein, is conserved among eukaryotes. J Biol Chem. 1987 Dec 05; 262(34):16585-9.