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Creation date2015-10-09 22:27:17 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:10 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000011
FoodDB RecordFDB005403
Chemical Information
NameCreatine
DescriptionCreatine is a essential, non-proteinaceous amino acid found in all animals and in some plants. Creatine is synthesized in the kidney, liver and pancreas from L-arginine, glycine and L-methionine.
CAS Number57-00-1
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
((amino(imino)methyl)(methyl)amino)acetatebiospider
((amino(imino)methyl)(methyl)amino)acetic acidbiospider
(a-Methylguanido)acetateGenerator
(a-Methylguanido)acetic acidGenerator
(alpha-methylguanido)acetatebiospider
(alpha-methylguanido)acetic acidbiospider
(N-Methylcarbamimidamido)acetateGenerator
(n-methylcarbamimidamido)acetic acidbiospider
(α-methylguanido)acetateGenerator
(α-methylguanido)acetic acidGenerator
[[amino(Imino)methyl](methyl)amino]acetateHMDB
[[amino(Imino)methyl](methyl)amino]acetic acidHMDB
2-(carbamimidoyl-methylamino)acetic acidbiospider
a-Methylguanidino acetateGenerator
a-Methylguanidino acetic acidGenerator
AgenHMDB
alpha-Methylguanidino acetateGenerator
Alpha-methylguanidino acetic acidbiospider
Cosmocair C 100HMDB
Creatinbiospider
Creatine (8CI)biospider
Creatine hydratebiospider
Creatine, hydratebiospider
KreatinChEBI
KrebiozonHMDB
Methylglycocyaminebiospider
Methylguanidinoacetic acidbiospider
Methylguanidoacetatebiospider
Methylguanidoacetic acidbiospider
N-(aminoiminomethyl)-n-methyl-glycinebiospider
N-(aminoiminomethyl)-n-methylglycinebiospider
N-[(e)-amino(imino)methyl]-n-methylglycinebiospider
N-[amino(imino)methyl]-n-methylglycinebiospider
N-amidinosarcosinebiospider
N-carbamimidoyl-n-methylglycinebiospider
N-methyl-n-guanylglycinebiospider
Phosphagenbiospider
Pyrolysatebiospider
α-methylguanidino acetateGenerator
α-methylguanidino acetic acidGenerator
Chemical FormulaC4H9N3O2
IUPAC name2-(N-methylcarbamimidamido)acetic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C4H9N3O2/c1-7(4(5)6)2-3(8)9/h2H2,1H3,(H3,5,6)(H,8,9)
InChI KeyCVSVTCORWBXHQV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCN(CC(O)=O)C(N)=N
Average Molecular Weight131.1332
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight131.069476547
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha amino acids and derivatives. These are amino acids in which the amino group is attached to the carbon atom immediately adjacent to the carboxylate group (alpha carbon), or a derivative thereof.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAmino acids, peptides, and analogues
Direct ParentAlpha amino acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alpha-amino acid or derivatives
  • Guanidine
  • Carboximidamide
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Imine
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water Solubility13.3 mg/mL at 18 oCYALKOWSKY,SH & DANNENFELSER,RM (1992)
Melting Point303 oC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 5 g
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
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Toronto Research Chemicals C781483