Chemical Component Summary

NameSPERMINE
IdentifiersN,N'-bis(3-aminopropyl)butane-1,4-diamine
FormulaC10 H26 N4
Molecular Weight202.34
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNCCCNCCCCNCCCN
InChIInChI=1S/C10H26N4/c11-5-3-9-13-7-1-2-8-14-10-4-6-12/h13-14H,1-12H2
InChIKeyPFNFFQXMRSDOHW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count40
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count39
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00127 
NameSpermine
Groups
  • experimental
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionSpermine is a spermidine-derived biogenic polyamine found as a polycation at all pH values. Found in various tissues and organisms, it often acts as an essential growth factor in some bacterial species. Spermine is associated with nucleic acids, particularly in viruses, and is thought to stabilize the helical structure.
Synonyms
  • Spermina
  • 4,9-diaza-1,12-dodecanediamine
  • N,N'-Bis(3-aminopropyl)-1,4-butanediamine
  • Spermine
  • Spermine dihydrate
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Amines
  • Biogenic Amines
  • Biogenic Polyamines
  • Diamines
  • Dietary Supplements
CAS number71-44-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Spermine synthaseMAAARHSTLDFMLGAKADGETILKGLQSIFQEQGMAESVHTWQDHGYLAT...unknownligand
Spermine oxidaseMQSCESSGDSADDPLSRGLRRRGQPRVVVIGAGLAGLAAAKALLEQGFTD...unknownligand
DNA-unknownbinder
Ornithine decarboxylaseMNNFGNEEFDCHFLDEGFTAKDILDQKINEVSSSDDKDAFYVADLGDILK...unknownproduct of
Extracellular calcium-sensing receptorMAFYSCCWVLLALTWHTSAYGPDQRAQKKGDIILGGLFPIHFGVAAKDQD...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682