Compound name: Spermidine
Description: Polyamine group, which is a nitrogenous base, Substances in sperm which have been reported to kill bacteria. Polyamines have the potential for co-selection to antibiotics (e.g. polymxin B) Polyamines, which are toxic to most bacteria. Many polyamines are also produced synthetically and used for industrial purposes, such as the production of other chemicals in the chemical industry. The polyamine ethylenediamine (C2H8N2) and its derivatives are used for processes including electroplating, photograph development, and the production of polyester and as ingredients in products such as paint, coolant, and animal feed.
Database Links: CHEBI:16610