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Biochem J (2021) 478 (23): 4137–4149.
Published: 06 December 2021
...X. Edward Zhou; Kelly Suino-Powell; Chad R. Schultz; Bilal Aleiwi; Joseph S. Brunzelle; Jared Lamp; Irving E. Vega; Edmund Ellsworth; André S. Bachmann; Karsten Melcher Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) is the rate-limiting enzyme for the synthesis of polyamines (PAs). PAs are oncometabolites...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (18): 2579–2594.
Published: 20 September 2019
...Bin Li; Shin Kurihara; Sok Ho Kim; Jue Liang; Anthony J. Michael The only known function of S -adenosylmethionine decarboxylase (AdoMetDC) is to supply, with its partner aminopropyltransferase enzymes such as spermidine synthase (SpdSyn), the aminopropyl donor for polyamine biosynthesis. Polyamine...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (14): 2047–2057.
Published: 24 July 2019
.... 4.1.1.17) is a rate-limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of polyamines (putrescine, spermidine, and spermine) that plays a crucial role during embryogenesis, organogenesis, and tumorigenesis. In this study, we show that primary dermal fibroblasts derived from a skin biopsy of a 3-year-old patient contain...
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Biochem J (2018) 475 (23): 3797–3812.
Published: 06 December 2018
... in polyamine-depleted cells. In addition, decreased levels of chondroitin synthase 1 (CHSY1) and chondroitin 4- O -sulfotransferase 2 proteins were also observed on polyamine depletion. Interestingly, the translation initiation of CHSY1 was suppressed by a highly structured sequence (positions −202 to −117...
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Biochem J (2018) 475 (4): 787–802.
Published: 23 February 2018
...Bartosz Sekula; Zbigniew Dauter Polyamines are linear polycationic compounds that play a crucial role in the growth and development of higher plants. One triamine (spermidine, SPD) and two tetraamine isomers (spermine, SPM, and thermospermine, TSPM) are obtained by the transfer of the aminopropyl...
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Biochem J (2018) 475 (3): 663–676.
Published: 14 February 2018
...Sebahat Ucal; Merja R. Häkkinen; Aino-Liisa Alanne; Leena Alhonen; Jouko Vepsäläinen; Tuomo A. Keinänen; Mervi T. Hyvönen Replacing protium with deuterium is an efficient method to modulate drug metabolism. N -alkylated polyamine analogues are polyamine antimetabolites with proven anticancer...
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Biochem J (2018) 475 (2): 531–545.
Published: 31 January 2018
... modification. eIF5A hypusination controls cell proliferation and has been linked to cancer. eIF5A hypusination requires the enzymes deoxyhypusine synthase (DHPS) and deoxyhypusine hydroxylase and uniquely depends on the polyamine (PA) spermidine as the sole substrate. Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) is the rate...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (15): 2619–2640.
Published: 26 July 2017
... 2017 23 5 2017 25 5 2017 © 2017 The Author(s); published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2017 agmatinase agmatine arginine decarboxylase brain disease polyamines More than 100 years ago, Albrecht Kossel discovered an organic base, which...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (14): 2277–2299.
Published: 27 June 2017
... duplication (and gene loss), horizontal and endosymbiotic gene transfer, and gene fusion. It will also discuss mechanisms that lead to convergence as well as divergence. To illustrate these mechanisms, one of the original metabolisms present in the last universal common ancestor will be employed: polyamine...
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Biochem J (2016) 473 (24): 4551–4558.
Published: 09 December 2016
...Chaim Kahana Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) is the first and rate-limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of polyamines, low-molecular-mass aliphatic polycations that are ubiquitously present in all living cells and are essential for fundamental cellular processes. Most cellular polyamines are bound...
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Biochem J (2016) 473 (19): 2937–2953.
Published: 27 September 2016
...Tracy R. Murray-Stewart; Patrick M. Woster; Robert A. Casero, Jr The chemically simple, biologically complex eukaryotic polyamines, spermidine and spermine, are positively charged alkylamines involved in many crucial cellular processes. Along with their diamine precursor putrescine, their normally...
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Biochem J (2009) 422 (2): 321–328.
Published: 13 August 2009
...Mervi T. Hyvönen; Michael T. Howard; Christine B. Anderson; Nikolay Grigorenko; Alex R. Khomutov; Jouko Vepsäläinen; Leena Alhonen; Juhani Jänne; Tuomo A. Keinänen The natural polyamines are ubiquitous multifunctional organic cations which play important roles in regulating cellular proliferation...
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Biochem J (2009) 422 (1): 101–109.
Published: 29 July 2009
...Anne Uimari; Tuomo A. Keinänen; Anne Karppinen; Patrick Woster; Pekka Uimari; Juhani Jänne; Leena Alhonen SSAT (Spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase, also known as SAT1), the key enzyme in the catabolism of polyamines, is turned over rapidly and there is only a low amount present in the cell...
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Biochem J (2009) 419 (1): 99–104.
Published: 13 March 2009
...Zohar Snapir; Alona Keren-Paz; Zippi Bercovich; Chaim Kahana Azs (antizymes) are small polyamine-induced proteins that function as feedback regulators of cellular polyamine homoeostasis. They bind to transient ODC (ornithine decarboxylase) monomeric subunits, resulting in inhibition of ODC activity...
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Biochem J (2003) 370 (1): 19–28.
Published: 15 February 2003
...Slavoljub VUJCIC; Ping LIANG; Paula DIEGELMAN; Debora L. KRAMER; Carl W. PORTER In the polyamine back-conversion pathway, spermine and spermidine are first acetylated by spermidine/spermine N 1 -acetyltransferase (SSAT) and then oxidized by polyamine oxidase (PAO) to produce spermidine...
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Biochem J (2002) 368 (3): 673–677.
Published: 15 December 2002
...Tracy MURRAY-STEWART; Yanlin WANG; Wendy DEVEREUX; Robert A. CASERO, Jr The recently cloned and characterized human polyamine oxidase (PAOh1) potentially represents a new class of catabolic enzymes in the mammalian polyamine metabolic pathway capable of the efficient oxidation of polyamines. Here...
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Biochem J (2001) 356 (2): 627–634.
Published: 24 May 2001
...Eva LÖVKVIST WALLSTRÖM; Koichi TAKAO; Anna WENDT; Cristina VARGIU; Hong YIN; Lo PERSSON Translational regulation of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), which catalyses the first step in the biosynthesis of polyamines, appears to be an important mechanism in the strong feedback control as well...
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Biochem J (2000) 352 (2): 381–387.
Published: 24 November 2000
... of skin fibroblasts from hemizygous Gy}Y mice. The Gy}Y cells contained no detectable spermine. In view of the fact that spermine is a free-radical scavenger in Šitro, we were surprised to find that Gy}Y cells were more resistant to INTRODUCTION The polyamines putrescine, spermidine and spermine...
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Biochem J (2000) 346 (3): 699–704.
Published: 07 March 2000
...Jonas NILSSON; Birgitta GRAHN; Olle HEBY Ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) catalyses the first step in the synthesis of the polyamines putrescine, spermidine and spermine. The polyamines are essential for cell growth, but at elevated levels they may be tumorigenic, toxic, or may induce apoptosis...
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Biochem J (2000) 345 (1): 99–106.
Published: 17 December 1999
...Takatoshi SAITO; Tomasz HASCILOWICZ; Ichiro OHKIDO; Yutaka KIKUCHI; Hitoshi OKAMOTO; Shin-ichi HAYASHI; Yasuko MURAKAMI; Senya MATSUFUJI Cellular polyamines are regulated by a unique feedback mechanism involving ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) antizyme. The synthesis of mammalian antizyme requires...
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Biochem J (1999) 342 (2): 281–286.
Published: 24 August 1999
... in vitro . 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed ( mattias.belting@medkem.lu.se ). 29 4 1999 7 6 1999 30 6 1999 The Biochemical Society, London © 1999 1999 gene therapy glycosaminoglycan liposomes polyamines Biochem. J. (1999) 342, 281 286 (Printed in Great...
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Biochem J (1999) 341 (2): 363–369.
Published: 08 July 1999
..., these results indicate that the activation of p44/42 MAPK may favour the expression of ODC, and that polyamines, in turn, may affect the phosphorylation state of MAPK. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed ( fflamign@biocfarm.unibo.it ). 18 1 1999 30 3 1999 11 5 1999...