Volume 46 2007

Creatine and Creatine Kinase in Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6485-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-6486-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

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    Pages 1-16

    Introduction – Creatine: Cheap Ergogenic Supplement with Great Potential for Health and Disease

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    Pages 17-26

    Early Evolution of the Creatine Kinase Gene Family and the Capacity for Creatine Biosynthesis and Membrane Transport

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    Pages 27-65

    The Creatine Kinase Phosphotransfer Network: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Considerations, the Impact of the Mitochondrial Outer Membrane and Modelling Approaches

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    Pages 67-81

    Expression and Function of Agat, Gamt and CT1 in the Mammalian Brain

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    Pages 83-98

    A Novel Relationship Between Creatine Transport at the Blood-Brain and Blood-Retinal Barriers, Creatine Biosynthesis, And its Use for Brain and Retinal Energy Homeostasis

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    Pages 99-118

    Functional Insights into the Creatine Transporter

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    Pages 119-148

    In Vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Transgenic Mice with Altered Expression of Guanidinoacetate Methyltransferase and Creatine Kinase Isoenzymes

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    Pages 149-166

    Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndromes: Clinical Aspects, Treatment and Pathophysiology

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    Pages 167-181

    Pre-Symptomatic Treatment of Creatine Biosynthesis Defects

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    Pages 183-204

    Clinical Use of Creatine in Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Disorders

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    Pages 205-243

    The Neuroprotective Role of Creatine

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    Pages 246-259

    Ergogenic Effects of Creatine in Sports and Rehabilitation

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    Pages 262-273

    Pharmacokinetics of Creatine

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    Pages 275-289

    Safety of Creatine Supplementation

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    Pages 291-307

    Creatine – its Chemical Synthesis, Chemistry, and Legal Status

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    Pages 309-334

    Creatine and Creatine Kinase in Health and Disease – A Bright Future Ahead?

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 335-351