creatine kinase(redirected from Creatine phosphokinase)
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creatine kinase[¦krē·ə‚tēn ′kī‚nās]
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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