What is Creatine?

DEFINITION Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid that occurs naturally in the body and helps supply energy to muscle and nerve cells. It can also be taken as a dietary supplement. EXPLANATION Around 95% of…

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What is Creatine Kinase?

DEFINITION Creatine kinase (CK) is an enzyme found primarily in muscle cells. It catalyzes the conversion of creatine to phosphocreatine, an important energy reservoir for muscle contraction. EXPLANATION CK blood levels are often tested as…

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