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Medical Term:

guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase

Pronunciation: guahn'i-din'o-as'e-tat meth'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: The enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a methyl group from S-adenosyl-l-methionine to guanidinoacetate (glycocyamine), forming creatine and S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine.

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