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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In the first household, the adult sister (patient G) and mother (patient H) of the index patient both had eosinophila, elevated creatine kinase levels, and positive Trichinella IgG results by ELISA; both patients were classified as having confirmed cases of trichinellosis.
Symptoms include less extrapyramidal syndrome, less increase in creatine kinase, less muscle rigidity, and more mild fever.
2011) criteria, the loss of muscle function up to 48h after the exercise combined with elevated muscle soreness 2 days after the exercise and the elevation in creatine kinase up to 72h after the exercise in the control condition tend to indicate that the exercise task chosen induced muscle damage.
Measurement of creatine kinase in such patients can exclude myopathy and allow safe continuation of the treatment.
Cardiac troponins and creatine kinase content of striated muscle in common laboratory animals.
Among the cats with normal serum activity for creatine kinase, four presented echocardiographic cardiac alterations.
The upper values of plasma creatine kinase of professional soccer players during the Brazilian National Championship.
A study examined the effect of caffeine consumption on DOMS in 16 female basketball players and showed that caffeine can prevent the increase in serum creatine kinase caused by DOMS [10].
When a patient on a statin complains of muscle pain, check the creatine kinase level to see how big the problem is, and check the patient's thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level.
In addition, glucose (GLU) (Prestige IG blood glucose monitor), lactate (LAC) (Accusport Accutrend Boehringer Mannheim [R]), creatine kinase (CK), and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) (Borg Scale ranging from 1-10) were determined.