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spermine catabolic process (GO:0046208)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (3) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arginine catabolic process to spermine 
atrazine catabolic process +  
nor-spermidine catabolic process 
putrescine catabolic process  
spermidine catabolic process  
spermine acetylation  
spermine biosynthetic process  
spermine catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of spermine, a polybasic amine found in human sperm, in ribosomes and in some viruses and involved in nucleic acid packaging.
thermospermine catabolic process 
trimethylenediamine catabolic process 

Exact Synonyms: spermine breakdown ;   spermine catabolism ;   spermine degradation
Definition Sources: PMID:12141946

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