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phos•pho•cre•a•tine



Pronunciation: (fos"fō-krē'u-tēn", -tin), [key]
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 creatine phosphate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

phospho-phospholipase
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