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Substance Name: Creatine
RN: 57-00-1
UNII: MU72812GK0
InChIKey: CVSVTCORWBXHQV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An amino acid that occurs in vertebrate tissues and in urine. In muscle tissue, creatine generally occurs as phosphocreatine. Creatine is excreted as CREATININE in the urine.

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H9-N3-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 131.1341
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Creatine

MeSH Heading

  • Creatine

Synonyms

  • (alpha-Methylguanido)acetic acid
  • A-MEethyl guanidine acetic acid
  • AI3-15320
  • Creatin
  • Creatine
  • Creatine, hydrate
  • EC 200-306-6
  • EINECS 200-306-6
  • HSDB 7336
  • Kreatin
  • Krebiozon
  • N-Methyl-N-guanylglycine
  • NSC 8752
  • Pyrolysate
  • UNII-MU72812GK0

Systematic Names

  • Creatine (8CI)
  • Glycine, N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N-methyl-
  • N-Amidinosarcosine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 57-00-1

FDA UNII

  • MU72812GK0

Other Registry Number

  • 2087491-49-2

System Generated Number

  • 0000057001

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H9N3O2/c1-7(4(5)6)2-3(8)9/h2H2,1H3,(H3,5,6)(H,8,9)

InChIKey

CVSVTCORWBXHQV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CN(CC(=O)O)C(=N)N

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 303 dec deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -3.720 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.33E+04 mg/L 18 EXP
Vapor Pressure 7.90E-04 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.67E-14 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 9.53E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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