The prognostic value of erythrocyte polyamine in the post-nephrectomy stratification of renal cell carcinoma specific mortality.


PURPOSE The polyamines spermine and spermidine are ubiquitous polycationic structures which are essential for cell proliferation and differentiation. Circulating polyamines, spermine and spermidine, represent valuable prognostic markers in prostate cancer, acute leukemia and supratentorial malignant glioma. We tested whether spermine and spermidine could… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2009.10.012


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