creatin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n creatin 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Creatin (Physiol. Chem) A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance found abundantly in muscle tissue.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. flesh

Usage

In literature:

CREATIN, a substance found in the muscles of vertebrate animals, but never in invertebrate.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Creatine and creatinine also seem to lessen in amount, but of the extent of this change I am not as yet fully informed.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
It consists mainly of creatin, and creatinin, and salts.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
In vertebrates, the basis for the phosphoric acid is creatine, whereas invertebrates have arginine instead.
"History of Phosphorus" by Eduard Farber
In vertebrates, the basis for the phosphoric acid is creatine, whereas invertebrates have arginine instead.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
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In news:

A major increase in creatine kinase concentrations in the blood is associated with an increase in late mortality in people who have angioplasty of saphenous vein grafts (SVGs), according to a new study.
Creatine – for Muscle and Mood.
Creatine Effective in Treating Depression.
Premium Ingredients International recently unveiled a new line of patented amino acid nitrates and Creatrate (patented creatine nitrate ).
Creatine and Carnitine for Treating Skin Pigmentation .
Studies have shown that creatine's effect is to cause muscles to bulk up due to water retention with only a modest improvement in muscle strength.
Creatine is not a banned substance, but might be laced with something that is illegal.
This form of creatine is the most heavily researched.
Contains Creatine, an element found naturally in the skin for smooth appearance and optimum skin health.
Creatine For Muscle And Mood.
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