Workshop "Biogenic Polyamines in Cell Metabolism" (VI-W31)

Chairs: Robert Casero
  Alexey Khomutov
  Heather Wallace

July 7, 2013

17.00 – 17.40

Anthony E. Pegg   Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA

The role(s) of polyamines in mammalian physiology

17.40 – 18.05

Kazuei Igarashi   Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Mechanism of polyamine stimulation of proteinsynthesis in eukaryotes

18.05 – 18.30

Anthony J. Michael   University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

The diversity of polyamine biosynthesis and function in bacteria

18.30 – 18.55

Keith T. Wilson   Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

Polyamine synthesis and oxidation in the pathogenesis of immune dysregulation and gastric cancer caused by Helicobacter pylori

18.55 – 19.10

Natalia A. Ignatenko   University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Loss of mutant K-RAS leads to suppression of invasion and metastases in pancreatic cancer cell lines

19.10 – 19.25

Janne Weisell   University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland

Isosteric analogues of natural polyamines with altered carbon chain length and additional amino groups

19.25 – 19.40

Vadim V. Annenkov    Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia

Long-chain polyamines from diatom algae: structure, functions and synthetic analogues