phosphoarginine

phosphoarginine
A compound (in particular, a phosphagen) of l-arginine with phosphoric acid containing the phosphoamide bond; a source of energy in the contraction of muscle in invertebrates, corresponding to phosphocreatine in the muscles of vertebrates. Cf.:phosphocreatine. SYN: arginine phosphate.

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phos·pho·ar·gi·nine .fäs-(.)fō-'är-jə-.nēn n a compound C6H15N4O5P of arginine and phosphoric acid that functions in various invertebrates (as crustaceans) in a way similar to that of phosphocreatine in vertebrates

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  • phosphoarginine — phos·pho·arginine …   English syllables

  • phosphoarginine — |fä(ˌ)sfō+ noun Etymology: phosph + arginine : a compound C6H13N4O2PO3H2 of arginine and phosphoric acid that functions in various invertebrates (as crustaceans) in a way similar to that of phosphocreatine in vertebrates …   Useful english dictionary

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  • phosphocreatine — A phosphagen; a compound of creatine (through its NH2 group) with phosphoric acid; a source of energy in the contraction of vertebrate muscle, its breakdown furnishing phosphate for the resynthesis of ATP from ADP by creatine …   Medical dictionary

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