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Term:
phosphocreatine metabolic process (GO:0006603)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
phosphagen biosynthetic process +   
phosphagen catabolic process +  
phosphoarginine metabolic process +  
phosphocreatine metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving phosphocreatine, a phosphagen of creatine present in high concentration in striated muscle which is synthesized and broken down by creatine phosphokinase to buffer ATP concentration. It acts as an immediate energy reserve for muscle.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: phosphocreatine metabolism
Definition Sources: PMID:16371597

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