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Accepted name: creatinase
Reaction: creatine + H2O = sarcosine + urea
For diagram of creatine biosynthesis, click here
Systematic name: creatine amidinohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37340-58-2
1.  Roche, J., Lacombe, G. and Girard, H. Sur la spécificité de certaines déguanidases bactériennes génératrices d’urée et sur l’argininedihydrolase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 6 (1950) 210–216. [PMID: 14791411]
2.  Yoshimoto, T., Oka, I. and Tsuru, D. Purification, crystallization, and some properties of creatine amidinohydrolase from Pseudomonas putida. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 79 (1976) 1381–1383. [PMID: 8443]
[EC created 1961]

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