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noun, Biochemistry.
a polyamine, H 2 N(CH 2) 3 NH(CH 2) 4 NH(CH 2) 3 NH 2 , formed from spermidine and occurring in all cells, especially prevalent in semen, sputum, pancreatic tissue, and certain yeasts.
a white or colourless basic water-soluble amine that is found in semen, sputum, and animal tissues; diaminopropyltetramethylenediamine. Formula: C10H26N4


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