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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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Prevention of traumatic headache, dizziness and fatigue with creatine administration.
Creatine is a natural nutrient mainly found, in small amounts, in foods of animal origin (e.g., 2 g in 500 g of raw beef) (1) and is also endogenously synthesized in small amounts (1 g/day) by the liver, kidneys, and pancreas from the amino acids glycine, methionine, and arginine (3, 4).
It is well documented in the literature, that delayed onset of muscle soreness is accompanied with high creatine kinase (CK) activity in the blood (Clarkson et al., 1986; Hartmann and Mester, 2000; Hortobagyi and Denahan, 1989).
In our study with MR spectroscopy, we were able to get a definite diagnostic clue for diseases like cerebral creatine deficiency, Salla disease and Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome.
Creatine (Cr) plays an important role in the fast energy supply during the muscle contraction.
Disturbance of creatine metabolism is shown by reduced concentration of muscle creatine, decreased excretion of urine creatinine and increased excretion of urine creatine in muscular dystrophy patients (15,16).
With this acquisition, Vireo said it will be able to ensure that customers continue to receive the patented creatine hydrochloride product invented by Vireo.
If the sales attendant did not initially recommend creatine or a testosterone booster, the research assistant then asked specifically about these products.
Creatine is a natural nutrient of animal origin found in red meat and fish.
In a 24-week randomized trial, 622 participants received one of five treatments: 400 [micro]g FA, 800 [micro]g FA, 3 g creatine, 3 g creatine with 400 [micro]g FA, or placebo.