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Spermine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spermine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.211.415.701.801.821
D02.092.782.802
Unique ID
D013096
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013096
Scope Note
A biogenic polyamine formed from spermidine. It is found in a wide variety of organisms and tissues and is an essential growth factor in some bacteria. It is found as a polycation at all pH values. Spermine is associated with nucleic acids, particularly in viruses, and is thought to stabilize the helical structure.
Registry Number
2FZ7Y3VOQX
Related Numbers
71-44-3
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-Butanediamine, N,N'-bis(3-aminopropyl)-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Spermine Preferred
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