glycine amidinotransferase

gly·cine am·i·di·no·trans·fer·ase

an enzyme catalyzing the transfer of an amidine group from l-arginine to glycine, forming guanidinoacetate and l-ornithine; an important reaction in creatine biosynthesis; it can also act on canavanine.

gly·cine am·i·di·no·trans·fer·ase

(glī'sēn am'i-dē'nō-trans'fĕr-ās)
An enzyme catalyzing the transfer of an amidine group from l-arginine to glycine, forming guanidinoacetate and l-ornithine; an important reaction in creatine synthesis; it can also act on canavanine.
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RNA samples representing single animals treated with cisplatin or gentamicin were also used to validate the expression profile of several genes identified using cDNA microarray data including osteopontin, inositol polyphospate multikinase, L-arginine glycine amidinotransferase, prosaposin, lipocalin, synaptogyrin 2, kallikrein, KIM-1, and an expressed sequence tag (EST) (GenBank accession no.
NM_134417) forward = TG CCTGTCCACACTACATACA GATG, reverse = CGGCATI'TAGGAAT CCGTTCT; L-arginine glycine amidinotransferase (GenBank accession no.
Guanidinoacetate and creatine plus creatinine assessment in physiologic fluids: an effective diagnostic tool for the biochemical diagnosis of arginine: glycine amidinotransferase and guanidinoacetate methyltransferase deficiencies.