spermine synthasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the transfer of the propylamine moiety from 5'-deoxy-5'-s-(3-methylthiopropylamine)sulfonium adenosine to spermidine in the biosynthesis of spermine. It has an acidic isoelectric point at pH 5.0.

Chemical name: S-Adenosylmethioninamine:spermidine 3-aminopropyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.5.1.22

(12 Dec 1998)

spermidium, spermiduct, sperm immobilizing agents, spermine < Prev | Next > spermiogenesis, spermism, spermist

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums