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transamidination

Pronunciation: trans-am'i-di-na'shun

Definition: A reaction involving the transfer of an amidine group (NH2C=NH) from one compound to another; the amidine donor is generally l-arginine and the reaction is of significance in the biosynthesis of creatine.

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