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2-Guanidinoacetic acid; formed by the transfer of the amidine group from l-arginine to glycine.
Synonym(s): glucocyamine
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CK catalyzes the phosphorylation of glycocyamine, albeit at a much lower rate than creatine.
This argument is credible for the preference of CP over AP in many spermatozoa but fails to explain the exclusion of phosphagens derived from glycocyamine, taurocyamine, hypotaurocyamine, and lombricine, all of which are dead-end compounds.