N-acetylated spermine (cytosol)=>N-acetylated spermine (peroxisomal)

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R-HSA-351229
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Homo sapiens
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The N1-acetylation of spermidine and spermine by spermidine/spermine acetyltransferase (SSAT) is a crucial step in the regulation of the cellular polyamine levels in eukaryotic cells. The kinetics of this enzyme has been already elucidated (Hedge et al. 2007).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15784477 Polyamines: metabolism and implications in human diseases

Moinard, C, Cynober, L, de Bandt, JP

Clin Nutr 2005
17516632 Mechanistic and structural analysis of human spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase

Hegde, SS, Chandler, J, Vetting, MW, Yu, M, Blanchard, JS

Biochemistry 2007
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