CHEBI:16919 - creatine

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ChEBI Name creatine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16919
Definition A glycine derivative having methyl and amidino groups attached to the nitrogen.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:23404, CHEBI:41678, CHEBI:3909, CHEBI:14028
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Formula C4H9N3O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 131.13328
InChI InChI=1S/C4H9N3O2/c1-7(4(5)6)2-3(8)9/h2H2,1H3,(H3,5,6)(H,8,9)
InChIKey CVSVTCORWBXHQV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CN(CC(O)=O)C(N)=N
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) Found in blood serum (BTO:0000133). See: MetaboLights Study
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
Application(s): neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
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Outgoing creatine (CHEBI:16919) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) has role neuroprotective agent (CHEBI:63726)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) has role nutraceutical (CHEBI:50733)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) is a glycine derivative (CHEBI:24373)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) is a guanidines (CHEBI:24436)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) is conjugate acid of creatinate (CHEBI:66924)
creatine (CHEBI:16919) is tautomer of creatine zwitterion (CHEBI:57947)
Incoming N-phosphocreatine (CHEBI:17287) has functional parent creatine (CHEBI:16919)
creatinine (CHEBI:16737) has functional parent creatine (CHEBI:16919)
creatinate (CHEBI:66924) is conjugate base of creatine (CHEBI:16919)
creatine zwitterion (CHEBI:57947) is tautomer of creatine (CHEBI:16919)
IUPAC Name
N-[amino(imino)methyl]-N-methylglycine
Synonyms Sources
((amino(imino)methyl)(methyl)amino)acetic acid HMDB
(α-methylguanido)acetic acid HMDB
(α-methylguanido)acetic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(N-methylcarbamimidamido)acetic acid ChEBI
alpha-Methylguanidino acetic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Creatin ChemIDplus
Creatine KEGG COMPOUND
Kreatin ChemIDplus
Methylglycocyamine KEGG COMPOUND
N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N-methylglycine NIST Chemistry WebBook
N-[(E)-AMINO(IMINO)METHYL]-N-METHYLGLYCINE PDBeChem
N-amidinosarcosine ChemIDplus
N-carbamimidoyl-N-methylglycine PDBeChem
N-Methyl-N-guanylglycine HMDB
N-methyl-N-guanylglycine ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00300 KEGG COMPOUND
Creatine Wikipedia
CREATINE MetaCyc
CRN PDBeChem
DB00148 DrugBank
HMDB00064 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
240513 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
57-00-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
57-00-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
57-00-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
907175 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
907175 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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27 January 2016