creatine creatine

Definition(s):

  • (n) an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction

Usage(s):

  1. If the creatine kinase level is high in such a woman, she should be advised to have no more children.
  2. Pfanstiehl Laboratories has been manufacturing synthetic high-purity creatine since 1961.

News

  1. Man mailed Ecstasy from Canada in supplement containers, feds say

    Vicente Loyola admits to shipping ecstasy to Florida from Canada Federal drug agents opened the container of bodybuilding supplement to find a powdered substance. It was supposed to be creatine, according to the label.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  2. Man pleads guilty to mailing ecstasy to US in supplements

    Vicente Loyola admits to shipping ecstasy to Florida from Canada Federal drug agents opened the container of bodybuilding supplement to find a powdered substance. It was supposed to be creatine, according to the label.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "In my opinion, being under oath wouldn't have changed what he said," La Russa said yesterday. "I think he was overcoached. Mostly, I think it was a missed opportunity to explain that if you use substances like creatine and over-the-counter...
    on Mar 18, 2005 By: Tony La Russa Source: Boston Globe

  2. "All my athletes took it," BALCO founder Victor Conte, whose acolytes included Jason Giambi, Barry Bonds and Marion Jones, said of an over-the-counter supplement he claimed mimicked the effects of Viagra. "It's bigger than creatine. It's the...
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Jason Giambi Source: New York Daily News

  3. "Doping was a bad thing. We used to take creatine in Turin, it was illegal in France but not in Italy. I don't think it was dangerous," added Zidane.
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Zinedine Zidane Source: Goal.com

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