Putrescine is a biogenic polyamine and precursor of spermidine. It is formed via decarboxylation of ornithine or by decarboxylation of arginine followed by hydrolysis.
Binds to the polyamine modulatory site of the NMDA receptor and potentiates NMDA-induced currents; precursor of spermidine.
Key Applications: An NMDA agonist
Product Type: Biochemicals
Melting Point: 280°C (dec.)(Lit.)
Presentation: White Crystalline Powder
Format: Crystalline Powder
pH: 6 - 7(1% aq soln)
Detection Method: FTIR
Solubility: Soluble in water (10 mg/mL - clear, colorless solution).
Storage & Handling: Store at Room Temperature (15-30°C). Store Desiccated. Protect from light.