EC - Guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase
Other names:
GA methylpherase
guanidinoacetate methyltransferase
guanidinoacetate transmethylase
guanidoacetate methyltransferase
methionine-guanidinoacetic transmethylase
Systematic name:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine:N-guanidinoacetate methyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0030731
CAS Registry Number: 9029-75-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (10) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Cantoni, G.L. and Scarano, E.
    The formation of S-adenosylhomocysteine in enzymatic transmethylation reactions.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 76 : 4744 (1954).
  2. Cantoni, G.L. and Vignos, P.J.
    Enzymatic mechanism of creatine synthesis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 209 : 647-659 (1954).

[EC created 1961]