Creatine kinase is an enzyme that uses ATP to convert creatine into phosphocreatine and adenosine diphosphate.
A study found increased levels of creatine kinase in the muscle biopses of patients with postviral fatigue syndrome.
Creatine kinase is a marker of tissue damage. Elevated levels are found in patients suffering from heart attack, severe muscle breakdown, and muscular dystrophy.
- ↑ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3404526
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