guanidinoacetic acid

guanidinoacetic acid
gua·ni·di·no·a·ce·tic ac·id (gwah″nĭ-de″no-ə-seґtik) a nitrogenous compound formed enzymatically in the liver, pancreas, and kidney by a reaction transfering an amidino group between arginine and glycine, and N-methylated in the liver by S-adenosylmethionine to form creatine. Called also glycocyamine, guanidine-acetic acid, and guanido-acetic acid.

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  • guanido-acetic acid — gua·ni·do ace·tic ac·id (gwah″nĭ do ə seґtik) guanidinoacetic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • glycocyamine — 2 Guanidinoacetic acid; formed by the transfer of the amidine group from l arginine to glycine. SYN: glucocyamine. * * * gly·co·cy·amine (gl″ko siґə mēn) guanidinoacetic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • Lugduname — Chembox new ImageFile = Lugduname.png ImageSize = 200px IUPACName = N (4 Cyanophenyl) N (2,3 methylenedioxybenzyl)guanidinoacetic acid OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 180045 75 4 PubChem = SMILES =… …   Wikipedia

  • GATM (gene) — Glycine amidinotransferase (L arginine:glycine amidinotransferase), also known as GATM, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: GATM glycine amidinotransferase (L arginine:glycine amidinotransferase)| url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Creatine — A compound the body synthesizes (makes) and then utilizes to store energy. The storage of energy occurs when phosphate molecules are attached to creatine to create creatine phosphate. Creatine phosphate is capable of donating phosphate to ADP in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Glycocyamine — chembox new ImageFile=glycocyamine.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName=2 Guanidinoacetic acid OtherNames= Section1=Chembox Identifiers CASNo= PubChem=763 SMILES=C(C(=O)O)N=C(N)N MeSHName=Glycocyamine Section2=Chembox Properties Formula=C3H7N3O2… …   Wikipedia

  • 180045-75-4 — Lugduname Lugduname Général Nom IUPAC N (4 Cyanophenyl) N (2,3 methylenedioxybenzyl) guanidinoacetic acid No …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C18H16N4O4 — Lugduname Lugduname Général Nom IUPAC N (4 Cyanophenyl) N (2,3 methylenedioxybenzyl) guanidinoacetic acid No …   Wikipédia en Français

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