Creatine kinase

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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.[1]

Creatine kinase is a marker of tissue damage. Elevated levels are found in patients suffering from heart attack, severe muscle breakdown, and muscular dystrophy.

References[edit]

  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3404526


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