creatine phosphate

creatine phosphate n PHOSPHOCREATINE

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Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • creatine phosphate — noun an organic compound of creatine and phosphoric acid; found in the muscles of vertebrates where its hydrolysis releases energy for muscular contraction • Syn: ↑phosphocreatine, ↑creatine phosphoric acid • Hypernyms: ↑organic compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • creatine phosphate — (= phosphocreatine) Storage compound of vertebrate muscle. See creatine kinase …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • creatine phosphate — noun Date: 1945 phosphocreatine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • creatine phosphate — Biochem. phosphocreatine. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • creatine phosphate — cre′atine phos′phate n. biochem. phosphocreatine • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Creatine phosphate shuttle — The creatine phosphate shuttle facilitates transport of high energy phosphate from mitochondria. This is part of the Phosphocreatine metabolism. Categories: Biomolecules …   Wikipedia

  • créatine — [ kreatin ] n. f. • 1823; du gr. kreas, kreatos « chair » ♦ Biochim. Composé azoté, de formule C4H9N3O2, qui joue un rôle essentiel dans la contraction musculaire. ● créatine nom féminin (grec kreas, atos, chair) Substance azotée de l organisme,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • creatine kinase — (= creatine phosphokinase) (EC Dimeric enzyme (82 kD) that catalyses the formation of ATP from ADP and creatine phosphate in muscle …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Creatine — A compound the body synthesizes (makes) and then utilizes to store energy. The storage of energy occurs when phosphate molecules are attached to creatine to create creatine phosphate. Creatine phosphate is capable of donating phosphate to ADP in… …   Medical dictionary

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