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cre·a·tine

 (krē′ə-tēn′, -tĭn) also cre·a·tin (-tĭn)
n.
A compound, C4H9N3O2, that is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates mainly in the form of phosphocreatine and that is involved in the storing and supplying energy for muscle contraction.

[French créatine : from Greek kreas, kreat-, flesh; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

creatine

(ˈkriːəˌtiːn; -tɪn) or

creatin

n
(Biochemistry) an important metabolite involved in many biochemical reactions and present in many types of living cells
[C19: creat- from Greek kreas flesh + -ine2]

cre•a•tine

(ˈkri əˌtin, -tɪn)

n.
an amino acid, C4H9N3O2, that is a constituent of the muscles of vertebrates and is phosphorylated to store energy used for muscular contraction.
[1830–40; creat- (< Greek kreat-, s. of kréas) flesh + -ine2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.creatine - an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
Translations

cre·a·tine

n. creatina, componente del tejido muscular, esencial en la fase anaeróbica de la contracción muscular.

creatine

n creatina
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Wang et al [23] reported that die-tary creatine monohydrate (1,200 mg/kg for 14 days) can elevate Cr concentration in both pectoralis major and tibialis anterior muscles.
Creatine (also known as creatine monohydrate) is an amino acid made by our body and found in meat and fish.
Treatment with Creatine Monohydrate in Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy: Protocol for a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Therefore, creatine monohydrate supplementation aims to saturate the remaining 20 to 40% (5).
Histological assessment of intermediate- and long-term creatine monohydrate supplementation in mice and rats.
There are a ton of different brands out in the market, but generally, most will contain all or some of the following ingredients in various permutations and combinations; caffeine, branched chain amino acids (BCAA), beta-alanine and creatine monohydrate.
Effects of acute creatine monohydrate supplementation on leucine kinetics and mixed-muscle protein synthesis.
Athletes use creatine monohydrate to increase muscular force and power, reduce fatigue, and help increase muscle mass.
Rahimi, "Effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation on oxidative DNA damage and lipid peroxidation induced by acute incremental exercise to exhaustion in wrestlers," Kinesiology, vol.
The present study was designed to demonstrate the influence of 1% and 3% creatine monohydrate (Cr) supplemented diet on concentration of IL (6 and 18) in female albino mice following neonatal brain damage.