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Putrescine

putrescine

(Science: cell biology) An amine associated with putrifying tissue. Associates strongly with dNA. Has been suggested as a growth factor for mammalian cells in culture.


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... AT5G19540.1 expressed protein AT5G19530.1 spermine/spermidine synthase family protein, similar to SP|P09158 Spermidine synthase (EC 2.5.1.16) (Putrescine aminopropyltransferase) {Escherichia coli}; contains Pfam profile PF01564: Spermine/spermidine synthase AT5G19520.1 mechanosensitive ion ...

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Putrescine and cadaverine?! Cadavers smell like semen? I don't see why the taste or smell matters at all, the fluid goes into the vagina which lacks chemoreceptors which tell flavor or smell ;) Well, not all goes into vagina. ...

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by damien james
Sat Mar 18, 2006 7:26 am
 
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im curious.-- ejaculate

From wikipedia Basic amines such as putrescine, spermine, spermidine and cadaverine are responsible for the smell and flavor of semen. These alkaline bases counteract the acidic environment of the vaginal canal (which is harmful to sperm), ...

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by mith
Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:33 pm
 
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