guanidinoacetate + S-adenosylmethionine => creatine + S-adenosylhomocysteine

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-71286
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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Cytosolic guanidinoacetate methyltransferase catalyzes the reaction of S-adenosylmethionine and guanidinoacetate to form S-adenosylhomocysteine and creatine (Stockler et al. 1996).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
8651275 Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase deficiency: the first inborn error of creatine metabolism in man.

Isbrandt, D, Stockler, S, von Figura, K, Hanefeld, F, Schmidt, B

Am J Hum Genet 1996
Participants
Participates
Catalyst Activity

methyltransferase activity of GAMT [cytosol]

Orthologous Events
Cross References
Rhea
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