"Creatine Kinase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A transferase that catalyzes formation of PHOSPHOCREATINE from ATP + CREATINE. The reaction stores ATP energy as phosphocreatine. Three cytoplasmic ISOENZYMES have been identified in human tissues: the MM type from SKELETAL MUSCLE, the MB type from myocardial tissue and the BB type from nervous tissue as well as a mitochondrial isoenzyme. Macro-creatine kinase refers to creatine kinase complexed with other serum proteins.
- Creatine Kinase
- Kinase, Creatine
- ATP Creatine Phosphotransferase
- Creatine Phosphotransferase, ATP
- Phosphotransferase, ATP Creatine
- Creatine Phosphokinase
- Phosphokinase, Creatine
- ADP Phosphocreatine Phosphotransferase
- Phosphocreatine Phosphotransferase, ADP
- Phosphotransferase, ADP Phosphocreatine
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