ornithine decarboxylase activity

Known as: L-ornithine carboxy-lyase (putrescine-forming), SpeC 
Catalysis of the reaction: L-ornithine + H(+) = CO(2) + putrescine. [EC:4.1.1.17, RHEA:22967]

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1968-2016
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2002
2002
Polyamines are required for cell growth and cell division in eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms. In the unicellular green alga… (More)
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1997
1997
The effect of 835 MHz microwaves on the activity of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) in L929 murine cell was investigated at an SAR… (More)
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1996
1996
Although considerable experimental evidence suggests an important role of polyamines in breast cancer biology, compelling… (More)
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1993
1993
Growth of E. invadens was paralleled by a concomitant increase in ornithine decarboxylase activity which peaked after 5 days of… (More)
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1986
1986
Polyamines are required for cell proliferation, and ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) is the first and probably rate-limiting enzyme… (More)
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1986
1986
We have used a Chinese hamster ovary cell line (DF3) that overproduces ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) to examine various… (More)
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1984
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1984
We investigated whether the activity of ornithine decarboxylase might serve as a diagnostic test for detecting the presence of… (More)
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1980
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1980
A transient increase in ornithine decarboxylase activity and polyamine biosynthesis occurs in the intestinal mucosa of the… (More)
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1979
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1979
Application of the potent tumor promoter, 12-O-tetra decanoylphonbol-13-acetate (TPA), to mouse skin leads to a more than 200… (More)
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1978
1978
Hairless mice were irradiated with fluorescent sun lamp tubes (peak emission at 313 nm). A singificant increase in epidermal… (More)
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