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Term:
putrescine metabolic process (GO:0009445)
Annotations: Rat: (9) Mouse: (8) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (4) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (4) Pig: (9)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
atrazine metabolic process +  
nor-spermidine metabolic process +   
polyamine acetylation +   
polyamine biosynthetic process +   
polyamine catabolic process +   
polyamine deacetylation +   
putrescine metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving putrescine, 1,4-diaminobutane; putrescine can be formed by decarboxylation of ornithine and is the metabolic precursor of spermidine and spermine.
spermidine metabolic process +   
spermine metabolic process +   
thermospermine metabolic process +  
trimethylenediamine metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: putrescine metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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