"Spermine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Spermine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Spermine".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spermine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Spermine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
|Year||Major Topic||Minor Topic||Total|
To return to the timeline, click here.
Below are the most recent publications written about "Spermine" by people in Profiles.
Lewis JS, Vijayanathan V, Thomas TJ, Pestell RG, Albanese C, Gallo MA, Thomas T. Activation of cyclin D1 by estradiol and spermine in MCF-7 breast cancer cells: a mechanism involving the p38 MAP kinase and phosphorylation of ATF-2. Oncol Res. 2005; 15(3):113-28.