glycine transamidinase -->
glycine amidinotransferase
medical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> 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.

Synonyms: glycine transamidinase.

(05 Mar 2000)