Creatine in Humans with Special Reference to Creatine Supplementation

@article{Balsom1994CreatineIH,
  title={Creatine in Humans with Special Reference to Creatine Supplementation},
  author={Paul D. Balsom and Karin S{\"o}derlund and Bj{\"o}rn Ekblom},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={18},
  pages={268-280}
}
SummarySince the discovery of creatine in 1832, it has fascinated scientists with its central role in skeletal muscle metabolism. In humans, over 95% of the total creatine (Crtot) content is located in skeletal muscle, of which approximately a third is in its free (Crf) form. The remainder is present in a phosphorylated (Crphos) form. Crf and Crphos levels in skeletal muscle are subject to individual variations and are influenced by factors such as muscle fibre type, age and disease, but not… Expand
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