creatine phosphate

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creatine phosphate


(ˌfɒs foʊˈkri əˌtin, -tɪn)

a compound, C4H10O5N3P, occurring 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.
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Noun1.creatine phosphate - an organic compound of creatine and phosphoric acid; found in the muscles of vertebrates where its hydrolysis releases energy for muscular contraction
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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