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    Creatine Kinase: Effect on Muscles

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    What would occur to muscle function if a disease caused a malfunction in the enzyme creatine kinase? Include in your response the function of creatine kinase and the cellular events that would be most compromised by the loss of this enzyme. Be specific.

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    Creatine kinase is a key enzyme involved in providing energy to muscles. In muscle cells, some energy is stored in a molecule called creatine phosphate. This molecule is not directly useful as an energy source because the muscle cells actually require ATP. As a ...

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    This solution discusses what would occur to muscle function if a disease caused a malfunction in the enzyme creatine kinase.

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