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Compound Summary for: CID 1103

Spermine

Also known as: gerontine; musculamine; neuridine; Spermin; 4,9-Diaza-1,12-dodecanediamine; Diaminopropyltetramethylenediamine; Spermine, puriss
Molecular Formula: C10H26N4   Molecular Weight: 202.34024   InChIKey: PFNFFQXMRSDOHW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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