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Descriptor English: Creatine
Descriptor Spanish: Creatina
Descriptor creatina
Scope note: Aminoácido que existe en los tejidos y en la orina de los vertebrados. En el tejido muscular, la creatina suele estar en forma de fosfocreatina. Se excreta por la orina como CREATININA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Creatina
Descriptor French: Créatine
Tree number(s): D02.078.370.280
D12.125.373
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003401
Scope note: An amino acid that occurs in vertebrate tissues and in urine. In muscle tissue, creatine generally occurs as phosphocreatine. Creatine is excreted as CREATININE in the urine.
Annotation: do not confuse with CREATININE; CREATINE PHOSPHATE see PHOSPHOCREATINE
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: MU72812GK0
CAS Type 1 Name: Glycine, N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N-methyl-
Public MeSH Note: 68; CREATINE AND CREATININE was heading 1963-67
Online Note: use CREATINE to search CREATINE AND CREATININE 1966-67
History Note: 68; CREATINE AND CREATININE was heading 1963-67
DeCS ID: 3418
Unique ID: D003401
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Creatine - Preferred
Concept UI M0005292
Scope note An amino acid that occurs in vertebrate tissues and in urine. In muscle tissue, creatine generally occurs as phosphocreatine. Creatine is excreted as CREATININE in the urine.
Preferred term Creatine



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