Creatine

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Creatine

Description

Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid that occurs naturally in vertebrates and helps primarily muscle cells to supply energy by increasing the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

Abbreviation: Cr

Reference: Saks 2000 Acta Physiol Scand



MitoPedia topics: Substrate and metabolite 

Application in HRR

Cr: Creatine (creatine monohydrate, C4H9N3O2*H2O ); FW = 149.15; Sigma 27900, 100 g, store at RT.


Preparation of MiR05Cr or MiR06Cr with 20 mM creatine:

Caution: Prepare fresh everyday!

1) Weigh 6 mg creatine.
2) Dissolve in 2 mL MiR05 or MiR06 to obtain MiR05Cr or MiR06Cr.