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What does ODC stand for?

ODC stands for Ornithine Decarboxylase

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2]S on triple sugar iron 0 - Voges-Proskauer 0 - Lysine decarboxylase 100 + Ornithine decarboxylase 100 + Arginine dihydrolase 0 - Glucose, acid 100 + Glucose, gas 100 + Acid from Adonitol 0 - L-arabinose 100 + Cellobiose 0 - Dulcitol 0 - Myo-inositol 0 - Lactose 3.
Our data demonstrated that topical pre-treatment of resveratrol (10 micromol in 200 microl acetone/mouse) resulted in significant inhibition of UV-B exposure-mediated increases in (1) cellular proliferations (Ki-67 immunostaining), (2) protein levels of epidermal cyclooxygenase-2 and ornithine decarboxylase, established markers of tumor promotion, (3) protein and messenger RNA levels of Survivin, and (4) phosphorylation of survivin in the skin of SKH-1 hairless mouse.
Due to their co-location with ornithine decarboxylase in the cytosol, arginase I can preferentially direct ornithine to the synthesis of polyamines, while arginase II can direct ornithine to the production of proline and glutamate, as both arginase II and ornithine aminotransferase are located in the mitochondria (Figure 5).
In particular, for ameliorating the symptoms or onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by modulating the gene and protein products involved the polyamine pathway, such as by inhibiting the enzyme, ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), involved in the synthesis of the polyamine, putrescine.