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  • noun Plural form of polyamine.

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Examples

  • Certain proteins called polyamines are needed for this rapid cell growth and differentiation, and the production of these polyamines depends on the activity of an enzyme, ornithine decarboxylase (ODC).

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  • In a period of a few years I worked with Mager on subjects as different as the effects of polyamines on protein synthesis in vitro, glucose-6-hosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and a variety of aspects of purine nucleotide metabolism, including enzymology and regulation.

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  • The cause of the gel-filtration problem proved to be loss of polyamines, and the

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  • He is currently studying the physiology and biochemistry of polyamines in higher plants and metabolic responses of plant cells to various types of environmental stress.

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  • Tea, for instance contains anti-oxidants that in theory help prevent cancer but also has polyamines, which in theory promote cancer.

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  • Tea, for instance contains anti-oxidants that in theory help prevent cancer but also has polyamines, which in theory promote cancer.

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  • Tea, for instance contains anti-oxidants that in theory help prevent cancer but also has polyamines, which in theory promote cancer.

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  • In the periphery, the NO production decrease may reflect an arginase-mediated synthesis of polyamines necessary to trypanosome growth.

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  • Both ODC and polyamines are often accumulated in cancer and contribute to tumor growth.

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  • Tea, for instance contains anti-oxidants that in theory help prevent cancer but also has polyamines, which in theory promote cancer.

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