An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of creatine to sarcosine and urea.

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an enzyme involved in the metabolic breakdown of creatine to creatinine.

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cre·at·i·nase (kre-atґĭ-nās) [EC] an amidohydrolase that catalyzes the conversion of creatine to sarcosine and urea.

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