high-energy phosphates

high-en·er·gy phos·phates

those phosphate esters and phosphoanhydrides that, on hydrolysis, yield an unusually large amount of energy, for example, nucleotide polyphosphates such as ATP, enol phosphates such as phosphoenolpyruvate.
See also: high-energy compounds.

high-en·er·gy phos·phates

(hī-en'ĕr-jē fos'fāts)
Those phosphate esters and phosphoanhydrides that, on hydrolysis, yield an unusually large amount of energy; e.g., nucleotide polyphosphates such as ATP, and enol phosphates such as phosphoenolpyruvate.
See also: high-energy compounds
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Added to these is an approach to preventing contrast nephropathy (an abnormal increase of serum creatinine, a by-product of the breakdown of high-energy phosphates in muscles) during cardiovascular procedures.
We measured contractile function, O2 uptake, lactate release, venous pH and PCO2, and the tissue content of high-energy phosphates and their metabolites.
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It is known to combine with phosphorus to form high-energy phosphates, important in living cells for storing and using energy.
The most versatile of the high-energy configurations is a compound called adenosine triphosphate (ATP), each molecule of which contains two high-energy phosphates and which has been found to be concerned with body chemistry at almost every point where energy is required.
The latter esters possessed a high-energy phosphate.
High-energy phosphates are the "energy currency' of cells, fueling everything from protein synthesis to cell movement.
Animal studies show that the high-energy phosphate concentrations reflect most biochemical changes inside cells.
1 experienced no significant drop in high-energy phosphates and no rise in low-energy phosphates.
In this study, untreated control animals showed no significant changes in high-energy phosphate levels or in tissue pH during several hours of monitoring.
High-dose folic acid pretreatment blunts cardiac dysfunction during ischemia coupled to maintenance of high-energy phosphates and reduces post-reperfusion injury.

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