noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1927 a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction

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  • phosphocreatine — (= creatine phosphate) Present in high concentration (about 20mM) in striated muscle, and is synthesized and broken down by creatine phosphokinase to buffer ATP concentration. It acts as an immediate energy reserve for muscle …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • phosphocreatine — /fos foh kree euh teen , tin/, n. Biochem. a compound, C4H10O5N3P, found chiefly in muscle, formed by the enzymatic interaction of an organic phosphate and creatine, the breakdown of which provides energy for muscle contraction. Also called… …   Universalium

  • phosphocreatine — noun A phosphorylated derivative of creatine that is used in muscles to store chemical energy Syn: creatine phosphate …   Wiktionary

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