glycocyamine


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glycocyamine

[′glī·kō′sī·ə‚mēn]
(biochemistry)
C3H7N3O2 A product of interaction of aminocetic acid and arginine, which on transmethylation with methionine is converted to creatine. Also known as guanidine-acetic acid.
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The transformation of methionine to Hcy involves the demethylation pathway, which provides a methyl group with glycocyamine in the creation of creatinine.
S-adenosylmethionine provides a methyl group with glycocyamine on the generation of creatinine.
A diverse array of phosphagens is found in the animal kingdom, including arginine phosphate (AP), creatine phosphate (CP), glycocyamine phosphate (GP), taurocyamine phosphate (TP), hypotaurocyamine phosphate (HTP), and lombricine phosphate (LP).