Agent Name

Phosphocreatine

CAS Number

67-07-2

Formula

C4-H10-N3-O5-P

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Glycine, N-(imino(phosphonoamino)methyl)-N-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] N-[Imino(phosphonoamino)methyl]-N-methylglycine; N-(Phosphonoamidino)sarcosine; Creatine phosphate; Creatinephosphoric acid; PC; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Sources/Uses

The phosphorylated form of creatine found mainly in skeletal muscle; Used as a cardioprotective; [Merck Index] "Phosphocreatine, also known as creatine phosphate (CP) or PCr (Pcr), is a phosphorylated creatine molecule that serves as a rapidly mobilizable reserve of high-energy phosphates in skeletal muscle and the brain." [Wikipedia]

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