Chemical Component Summary

NameN-[(E)-AMINO(IMINO)METHYL]-N-METHYLGLYCINE
SynonymsCREATINE
Identifiers2-(carbamimidoyl-methyl-amino)ethanoic acid
FormulaC4 H9 N3 O2
Molecular Weight131.13
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCN(CC(=O)O)C(=N)N
InChIInChI=1S/C4H9N3O2/c1-7(4(5)6)2-3(8)9/h2H2,1H3,(H3,5,6)(H,8,9)
InChIKeyCVSVTCORWBXHQV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count18
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00148 
NameCreatine
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionAn amino acid derivative that occurs in vertebrate tissues and in urine. In muscle tissue, creatine generally occurs as phosphocreatine. Creatine is excreted as creatinine in the urine.
Synonyms
  • N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N-methylglycine
  • N-carbamimidoyl-N-methylglycine
  • Kreatin
  • (α-methylguanido)acetic acid
  • ((amino(Imino)methyl)(methyl)amino)acetic acid
Brand NamesGinsamin Energy
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance.
Categories
  • Amidines
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Guanidines
CAS number57-00-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Creatine kinase M-typeMPFGNTHNKFKLNYKPEEEYPDLSKHNNHMAKVLTLELYKKLRDKETPSG...unknownligand
Creatine kinase U-type, mitochondrialMAGPFSRLLSARPGLRLLALAGAGSLAAGFLLRPEPVRAASERRRLYPPS...unknownligand
Creatine kinase B-typeMPFSNSHNALKLRFPAEDEFPDLSAHNNHMAKVLTPELYAELRAKSTPSG...unknownligand
Creatine kinase S-type, mitochondrialMASIFSKLLTGRNASLLFATMGTSVLTTGYLLNRQKVCAEVREQPRLFPP...unknownligand
Sodium- and chloride-dependent creatine transporter 1MAKKSAENGIYSVSGDEKKGPLIAPGPDGAPAKGDGPVGLGTPGGRLAVP...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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