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EC 2.1.1.2     
Accepted name: guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + guanidinoacetate = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + creatine
For diagram of creatine biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): GA methylpherase; guanidinoacetate methyltransferase; guanidinoacetate transmethylase; methionine-guanidinoacetic transmethylase; guanidoacetate methyltransferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:N-guanidinoacetate methyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-75-8
References:
1.  Cantoni, G.L. and Scarano, E. The formation of S-adenosylhomocysteine in enzymatic transmethylation reactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 76 (1954) 4744.
2.  Cantoni, G.L. and Vignos, P.J. Enzymatic mechanism of creatine synthesis. J. Biol. Chem. 209 (1954) 647–659. [PMID: 13192118]
[EC 2.1.1.2 created 1961]
 
 


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