The function of poliamine metabolism in prostate cancer.

  title={The function of poliamine metabolism in prostate cancer.},
  author={Narcin Palavan-Unsal and S M Aloglu-Senturk and D Arsan},
  journal={Experimental oncology},
  volume={28 3},
In many developed countries prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in human population. Prostate tissue is characterized by the highest level of polyamines among organs in human body, and it is even higher in prostate carcinomas. These ubiquitous molecules are synthesized by prostate epithelium and are involved in many biochemical processes including cell proliferation, cell cycle regulation and protein synthesis. In this review we made the attempt to discuss the… CONTINUE READING