creatine kinase

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creatine kinase

[¦krē·ə‚tēn ′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme of vertebrate skeletal and myocardial muscle that catalyzes the transfer of a high-energy phosphate group from phosphocreatine to adenosine diphosphate with the formation of adenosine triphosphate and creatine.
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Creatine phosphokinase and schizophrenia in Singapore.
Cardiac enzymes were examined and creatinine phosphokinase was 1945 unit/L, creatine phosphokinase MB isoenzyme was 213 unit/L and Troponin I level was 49 ng/ml.
Creatine phosphokinase elevation in patients presenting to the emergency department with cocaine-related complaints.
Significance of elevated levels of serum creatine phosphokinase in febrile diseases: a prospective study.
4x109/L), elevated levels of plasmic creatine phosphokinase, decreased concen- tration of sodium (Less than135 mmol/L), uncontrolled high fever, exacerbated systemic conditions are the signs of potential FG,6-7 and the laboratory risk indicators for necrotizing fasciitis score may be used as refer- ences although their value remains debateable.
While changes in plasma creatine phosphokinase, total protein (TP), and especially of plasma globulin, may reflect the severity of disease process in birds, and thus serve as basis for prognosis (Hawkey et al.
After 1 month of supplementation with 400 mg of Powergrape per day, scientists observed the following in athletes: Improvements in the antioxidant status of the body measured by ORAC and FRAP methods, and reduction of oxidative stress induced by physical exercise; reduction of cell damage in muscle and plasma during physical exercise, as suggested by the decrease of creatine phosphokinase (CpK), and the increase of hemoglobin concentrations in plasma; and increase of the global performance proven by a physical test.
All of this article's case study subjects had early and significantly elevated troponin, creatine phosphokinase (CPK), and CPKMB levels as well as abnormal ECG readings.
Other biochemical test results, including the creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level, were within normal limits.
1), a bicarbonate level of 10 mmol/L, and elevation of creatine phosphokinase level to 75 062 U/L.
Researchers witnessed lower levels of creatine phosphokinase (CPK), an indicator of muscle injury, in the blood.

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