Definition of Phosphagen

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of a class of energy storage compounds, chiefly found in muscular tissue in animals, allowing a high-energy phosphate pool to be maintained in a concentration range, which, if it all were ATP, would create problems due to the ATP consuming reactions in these tissues. ¹



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Medical Definition of Phosphagen

1. Energy-rich guanidinium or amidine phosphate, serving as an energy store in muscle and brain; e.g., phosphocreatine in mammals, phosphoarginine in invertebrates. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphagen

phorusrhacid
phorusrhacids
phos
phos-
phosacetim
phosalone
phosducin
phosgenated
phosgene
phosgenes
phosgenite
phosmet
phosph-
phosphaadamantane
phosphacyclic
phosphagen (current term)
phosphagenic
phosphagens
phospham
phosphamic acid
phosphamidase
phosphamidon
phosphammite
phosphams
phosphane
phosphanes
phosphanthridine
phosphanthridines
phosphanylidene
phosphanylidenes

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