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Spermidine is biogenic polyamine formed from putrescine, a precursor of spermine. It was first detected in human sperm, but occurs widely in nature. It is essential in both normal and neoplastic tissue growth. Spermidine is a biogenic polyamine formed from putrescine. It is essential in both normal and neoplastic tissue growth.
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|Alternate Names||N-[3-Aminopropyl]-1,4-butanediamine; 1,8-Diamino-4-azaoctane; N-(3-Aminopropyl)-1,4-diaminobutane|
|Base Catalog Number||19485201|
|Beilstein Registry Number||1698591|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Forms stable compounds with nucleic acids. Inhibits neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS). Binds and precipitates DNA; may be used for purification of DNA binding proteins. Stimulates T4 polynucleotide kinase activity. Spermidine has a role in cell growth processes and the formation and interconversion of spermidine in mammalian cells has been reported.|
|Boiling Point||128-130 °C (Lit.)|
|Density||0.925 g/mL at 25 °C (Lit.)|
|Flash Point||233.6 °F/112 °C (Lit.) (Lit.)|
|Grade||Molecular Biology Grade|
|Melting Point||23-25°C (Lit.)|
|Pack Size||1 g|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Faceshields, full-face respirator , Gloves, Goggles, multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge, respirator filter|
|Solubility||Spermidine is soluble in water (50 mg/mL), ethanol,and ether.|