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The Pathway Ontology (PW), is currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about this vocabulary, please see Petri et al. The rat genome database pathway portal. Database (Oxford). 2011 Apr 8;2011:bar010. Print 2011 or contact us (

Term:creatine metabolic pathway
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Accession:PW:0000404 term browser browse the term
Definition:Those metabolic reactions involved in the synthesis, utilization and/or degradation of creatine. Officially methyl guanidino-acetic acid formed from arginine and glycine and the methyl group of methionine, creatine supplies energy to muscle cells.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Creatine metabolism;   creatine metabolic process

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ckm creatine kinase, M-type IDA RGD PMID:12069495 RGD:1359082 NCBI chr 1:79,061,390...79,071,721
Ensembl chr 1:79,061,456...79,071,720
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G Gamt guanidinoacetate N-methyltransferase IDA RGD PMID:12069495 RGD:1359082 NCBI chr 7:9,448,590...9,451,413
Ensembl chr 7:9,448,628...9,451,778
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G Gatm glycine amidinotransferase IDA RGD PMID:8021264 RGD:70746 NCBI chr 3:109,658,919...109,675,508
Ensembl chr 3:109,658,951...109,684,129
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G Slc6a8 solute carrier family 6 member 8 IDA RGD PMID:12069495 RGD:1359082 NCBI chr  X:151,384,675...151,393,979
Ensembl chr  X:151,384,675...151,393,979
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  pathway 6091
    classic metabolic pathway 1854
      metabolic pathway of other amino acids 141
        creatine metabolic pathway 4
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