Definition of phosphocreatine
: a compound C4H10N3O5P of creatine and phosphoric acid that is found especially in vertebrate muscle where it is an energy source for muscle contraction
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First was the levels of phosphocreatine, which allows muscles to continue contracting even when adenosine triphosphate, or ATP (a key molecule in transporting chemical energy within the cell), runs out.
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Origin and Etymology of phosphocreatine
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1927See Words from the same year
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