- a compound, C4H10O5N3P, found chiefly in muscle, formed by the enzymatic interaction of an organic phosphate and creatine, the breakdown of which provides energy for muscle contraction.
Origin of phosphocreatine
Also called creatine phosphate.
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- a compound of phosphoric acid and creatine found in vertebrate muscle
- An organic compound found in muscle tissue and capable of storing and providing energy for muscular contraction.creatine phosphate