glycine amidinotransferase

(redirected from glycine transamidinase)

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.