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Term:
spermine biosynthetic process (GO:0006597)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (3) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arginine catabolic process to spermine 
nor-spermidine biosynthetic process 
putrescine biosynthetic process +   
regulation of polyamine biosynthetic process +   
spermidine biosynthetic process +   
spermine acetylation  
spermine biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of spermine, a polybasic amine found in human sperm, in ribosomes and in some viruses and involved in nucleic acid packaging.
spermine catabolic process  
thermospermine biosynthetic process 
trimethylenediamine biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: spermine anabolism ;   spermine biosynthesis ;   spermine formation ;   spermine synthesis
Definition Sources: CHEBI:15746, GOC:curators

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