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Creatine is an endogenous amino acid which is synthesized from simpler amino acids, namely glycine, arginine and the sulfur-containing amino acid methionine. Approximately 95 percent of creatine in the body is stored in skeletal muscle.
Avicena files composition of matter patent application for treatment of Lou Gehrig's disease

Avicena files composition of matter patent application for treatment of Lou Gehrig's disease

Researchers look at whether creatine slows progression of Parkinson's disease

Researchers look at whether creatine slows progression of Parkinson's disease

Creatine may help Parkinson's patients by giving an energy boost to dying cells

Creatine may help Parkinson's patients by giving an energy boost to dying cells

Avicena issued U.S. creatine patent

Avicena issued U.S. creatine patent

Creatine could help people with muscular dystrophies

Creatine could help people with muscular dystrophies

Redefining myocardial infarction for the 21st century

Redefining myocardial infarction for the 21st century

A wake-up call for parents of children with sleep apnea

A wake-up call for parents of children with sleep apnea

Improving your diet may not help you beat stress

Improving your diet may not help you beat stress

Children who are open to experimenting with herbal products may be more open to trying illicit drugs

Children who are open to experimenting with herbal products may be more open to trying illicit drugs

Avicena receives orphan drug designation for Huntington's disease

Avicena receives orphan drug designation for Huntington's disease

Six gene variants predict heart muscle damage after cardiac surgery

Six gene variants predict heart muscle damage after cardiac surgery

Virginia Tech engineer investigates enzyme link to Huntington's, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer diseases

Virginia Tech engineer investigates enzyme link to Huntington's, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer diseases

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls

Special imaging study shows failing hearts are energy starved

Special imaging study shows failing hearts are energy starved

Proof of principle that it is possible to deliver new genes body-wide to all the muscles of an adult animal

Proof of principle that it is possible to deliver new genes body-wide to all the muscles of an adult animal

MDA researchers find creatine helps in Duchenne dystrophy

MDA researchers find creatine helps in Duchenne dystrophy

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

The muscle supplement creatine is safe, but not effective, in pediatric neuromuscular disease

The muscle supplement creatine is safe, but not effective, in pediatric neuromuscular disease

Researchers examine community-based drinkers rather than abstinent alcoholics

Researchers examine community-based drinkers rather than abstinent alcoholics