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Polyamine Oxidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Polyamine Oxidase
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An FAD-dependent enzyme in the polyamine catabolism pathway that generates hydrogen peroxide. Present with high activity in most tissues of vertebrate organisms.
Entry Term(s)
Aminoacetone Oxidase
N(1)-acetylpolyamine Oxidase
Non-Specific Polyamine Oxidase
Polyamine Oxidase (Propane-1,3-diamine-forming)
Spermidine Oxidase
Spermine Oxidase
Public MeSH Note
2024: POLYAMINE OXIDASE was indexed under OXIDOREDUCTASES ACTING ON CH-NH GROUP DONORS 1980-2023, and under POLYAMINES 1977-1980
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2024 (1977)
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Polyamine Oxidase Preferred
Non-Specific Polyamine Oxidase Narrower
Polyamine Oxidase (Propane-1,3-diamine-forming) Narrower
N(1)-acetylpolyamine Oxidase Narrower
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