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Keyword - Putrescine biosynthesis (KW-0661)


Protein involved in the biosynthesis of putrescine, a foul-smelling polyamine. This metabolic precursor of the polyamines spermine and spermidine is often produced during breakdown of some of the amino acids by bacteria.


  • 1,4-butanediamine biosynthesis
  • 1,4-diaminobutane biosynthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


putrescine biosynthetic process [ GO:0009446 ]


Putrescine biosynthesisBiological process
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